Driverlink Training is the leading transport training provider in the North West

Transport Planner

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Job Description

Driverlink Training are currently seeking two Transport planners to join our ever-growing transport team.

The ideal candidates will be enthusiastic with a desire to develop into a fast-growing team. We require someone with a great work ethic and willingness to learn.

The role will be based at our Skelmersdale head office, offering a shift pattern of 4 on/4 off with hours of work being 08:30 to 17:30. Candidates may at times work over these hours.

Your key responsibilities will be:

• Plan and coordinate transport routes for efficient delivery of goods
• Collaborate with your team and Transport Manager to ensure timely and accurate delivery of goods
• Monitor transport activities and resolve any issues or delays
• Support the transport and operations teams with ad-hoc tasks
• Excellent customer services to liaise with our customers to ensure service levels are met
• Maintain accurate records of schedules and driver rotations
• Ensuring planning is cost affective and profitable
• Working with the Transport Manager and Fleet Manager on compliance duties
• Conducting on-call duties for two of your four shifts (Company vehicle, phone, and £25 payment for these duties)

The Candidates:

• Excellent organisation and time management skills
• Proficient in using transport software and tools (Full training will be given)
• Knowledge of transport regulations and safety standards
• Knowledge of driver’s hours and current regulations
• Effective communication skills
• Full clean driving licence. HGV Class 1 preferable but not essential (No DD or IN conviction codes)
• Ability to work under pressure
• Work with your counterpart to cover each other’s holidays

Driverlink Training is a highly compliant operator with DVSA Earned Recognition status, and this will be a great opportunity for somebody to progress in the transport sector.

Experience would be preferred but is not essential, especially if the candidate has a strong IT background.
We will offer you:

• Competitive salary
• 20 Days holiday a year (inclusive of bank holidays)
• Profit sharing bonus (After qualifying period)
• Use of company vehicles
• Corporate events

If you are interested in this vacancy then please send your CV through the enquiry form or by email to

Salary:   £26,000 per annum
Job Type:   Permanent
Start Date:  

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