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Transport Planner

Somerset - Shepton Mallet
up to £27000 per annum
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Are you a transport planner or Transport Coordinator?

Have you worked in some sort of transport admin role?

Do you mind working shifts of weekends?

If so read on...

A client of mine who is in distribution, based near Shepton Mallet are looking for a transport planner. Salary around £ 25- 27k

So , what are we are we looking for:

The job role

Traffic office tasks include:

Order entry - PGC Mandata TMS Transport planning system & subcontractors. ( training will be provided)

Load building, planning & routing allocating drivers and vehicles.

Delivery note & manifest preparation for drivers.

Booking in of deliveries via telephone, e-mail & portals.

Assisting drivers & customers with questions & queries both via e-mail & telephone.

Briefing & de-briefing drivers.

The ideal person would be:



Confident in a fast moving environment.

Willing & prepared to learn, quick learner.

Able to communicate effectively and confidently with colleagues & customers.

Familiar with technology such as word, excel and able to adapt to changing systems.

Prepared to work shifts & weekends.

With regard to the rota, majority of shifts will be 5am to 2pm or 12pm -9.pm

Possibly 1 in 3 weekends for starters, this may change though as we see a clearer picture / pattern of how things pan out following Brexit and customs.


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