Transport Planner / Scheduler

Job Title: Transport Planner / Scheduler
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £22000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Start Date: temp to perm asap
Reference: BBBH5698_1556110532
Contact Name: Dynamite Recruitment
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 24, 2019 13:55

Job Description

Transport Planner / Scheduler


Location: Bristol


Salary : £22000 - £23000 per annum

Plus Fantastic company benefits !


Hours of work: 45 Hours per week : You will need to be flexible to work a shift pattern between 7am and 7pm (rota given in advance) you will be asked to assist on an adhoc Saturday and will be given time off in Lieu when those are worked


This is a temporary to remain permanent position to start asap


Dynamite recruitment is currently working in partnership with a very well-established national transportation business


Due to growth our client is now looking to recruit a Transport Planner/ Scheduler to join their Bristol team ASAP


As a Transport Planner you will be responsible for working as part of a specialist team to schedule and plan deliveries of goods on a daily basis .You will assist with pre planned bookings as well as last minute deliveries and manage a team of up to 80 delivery drivers to control the successful delivery of multiple goods.

As a Transport Planner your key responsibilities will include the following :

  • Taking bookings accurately and advising clients of services which are available to them
  • You will allocate planned deliveries between a team of delivery drivers
  • Calculate routes , schedule deliveries and manage diaries
  • Monitoring of jobs through to POD and completion with priority on specialist customers.
  • Implementing and maintaining Service Level Agreements
  • Proactively keeping clients and third parties informed of any delays or issues in order to manage expectations
  • Manage a fleet of delivery drivers in order to manage issues and ensure that goods are delivered within agreed deadlines
  • Ensure your fleet size is sufficient to service your clients particularly during peak periods - maintain levels and recruit when required.
  • Complete general administration


The Ideal candidate will have / be

  • Will ideally have experience within transport planning , controlling , scheduling or strong co-ordination skills
  • The ability to manage and exceed customer expectations.
  • Act on your own initiative without constant supervision.
  • Able to communicate clearly with clients, couriers and suppliers and remain professional at all times.
  • Be highly organised.
  • Good geographical knowledge of Bristol and surrounding areas
  • Excellent punctuality and attendance
  • Computer literate.
  • Acting on your own initiative without constant supervision
  • Excellent punctuality and attendance


To be considered please submit your Cv Immediately

Dynamite Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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