Transport Planner | Southampton | Salary: £32-£40K

A local, established container transport company is looking to recruit a Transport Planner to join their busy & friendly team within Southampton Docks. If you have previous container transport experience and now looking to make your next career move, this could be the perfect opportunity to progress and join a growing company and reap the rewards.

The Role:

As a Transport Planner you will be responsible for providing a high level of customer service working within a busy transport office, organising and planning vehicles, obtaining VBS slots, liaising with both direct customers, freight forwarders, the port and of course drivers. You will need to be pro-active and a natural problem solver, but more important have a can-do positive attitude. Good geographical knowledge of the UK is also a must.

You will also be key in helping the management grow the customer base and subcontractor fleet, so a varied role, not just planning, you’ll be actively involved in all areas of the business.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience in a Transport / Traffic office environment
  • Knowledge of transport & distribution
  • Good geographical knowledge
  • Knowledge of drivers hours, vehicle compliance etc…

Desirable Criteria:

  • 2-3 years minimum container planning experience
  • TOPS operating system preferred

Traffic Planner | Haulage | Logistics Planer | Transport Coordinator

About the Company:

The hiring company is primarily based in Southampton, specialising in container and general cargo in the UK. Offering logistical solutions across all ports. The company offers a friendly, busy & supportive working environment.

Salary & Benefits:

This company are looking to pay between £32K & £40K for the right person and depending on your experience.