• Junior Transport Planner

    Job Locations IE-Galway
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 11 months ago(4/19/2018 5:11 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    As a Transport Planner you will be scheduling, and co-ordinating company fleet, drivers and crew members. Aiding transport team members where necessary.


    • Experience required in transport planning/scheduling role
    • Ability to work under own initiative with strong motivational skills
    • Strong communication interpersonal skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft
    • Strong team player, Customer Focused
    • Be self-motivated and ambitious and enjoy working in a busy environment.


    • Reports to the Transport Manager
    • Become a key member of the transport team
    • Operate closely with the transport manager to ensure constant communications with vehicles, drivers and on-board systems to meet service requirements.
    • Merge customer requirements and driver/vehicle availability with daily and weekly transport plans and communicate with all parties to ensure sufficient capacity and flexibility.
    • Monitor and assist compliance with transport regulations, including tachographs, driver’s hours, licence & CPC, vehicle safety checks.
    • Assist with route planning and reviewing existing routes to manage customer coverage.
    • Schedule and coordinate drivers and crew members based on forecasted peak business levels.
    • Communicate professionally, effectively and assertively with team members, drivers and crew to harness good working relations
    • Check crews are compliant with site agreements, health and safety standards and defect reporting.
    • Sending updates to drivers as necessary
    • Inputting jobs onto transport management systems
    • Ensure company procedures and quality service are maintained always


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