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Traffic Planner (VR/19144)




Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East Midlands -- Northamptonshire

Job Type

04 July 2018

Traffic Planner - Daventry - VR/19144

Our client, a Logistics, Rail, Construction and Maintenance Company, are looking to take on a Traffic Planner for their team in Daventry.

This is a permanent role for which you will receive on the job training, support and mentoring in order to achieve the skills and knowledge to understand the nature of a transport operation and to become an effective Transport Planner.

Duties to include:

  • Effective planning and running of a fleet of vehicles and drivers.
  • Planning inbound and outbound deliveries and collections.
  • Issuing appropriate paperwork to Drivers at the beginning of shift.
  • Ensuring that completed paperwork is collected from Driver upon completion of each shift.
  • Updating Transport systems accurately and in real time as and when changes occur throughout the shift.
  • Accurately inputting manual customer orders into the system.
  • Maintaining regular communication channels with Drivers throughout shift and identifying issues that may affect the agreed delivery time.
  • Communicating any issues that may affect the agreed delivery time to relevant customer though the established channels.

Competences Required:

  • Highly organised
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interest in the transport industry
  • Positive & professional attitude
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative
  • Conscientious attitude towards work
  • Demonstrate keen attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and reliable
  • Ability to resolve issues before they become problems
  • Ability to react positively under pressure
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to absorb information and retain as knowledge
  • Computer literate (Word & Excel)

This is an exciting opportunity to join a very successful and well known business.

Hours: Monday to Friday with some Saturdays

To apply, or for further information, please email your CV to the Shipping Team of Red Recruit at shipping@redrecruit.com quoting reference; VR/19143

Red Recruit is a specialist recruitment consultancy with global prominence in the Shipping and Freight industry, covering road, sea and air freight imports and exports as well as other associated sectors. We provide an expert consultative, project managed approach, which recognises the unique skills and talents of every candidate. Founded in 2002 and boasting increasing success, Red Recruits mission is to serve likeminded Clients and Candidates and be a collaborator in their growth and progression. We accomplish this utilizing our skilled approaches and methodologies and we offer tailored solutions to suit specific needs. Clients of Red Recruit are able to access a wealth of knowledge and experience via our recruitment consultants; many of whom possess extensive experience of their specialist sector.

The types of vacancies within the shipping industry that we specialise in include the following: sea freight, road freight, air freight, deep sea, TIR freight, trailer freight, freight forwarder, FCL, LCL, part load, full load, groupage, customs clearance, customs entries, CNS, Destin8, Impatex, CHIEF, NES, ASM GEMS, MultiFreight, DataFreight, NVO and NVOCC.

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Please do not apply for this position unless you have current or recent experience within the shipping or freight forwarding industry. We are a niche recruiter and have a duty to our clients. We will only respond to candidates with directly relevant experience.

Due to the current large volume of applicants for roles, unfortunately if you have not received a response within five working days you have been unsuccessful.