Transport Planner


Schedule: 5 days, 08:00 – 17:00 (flexibility required)

Reporting to: Depot Manager


A transportation planner must study, analyse and evaluate current and proposed transportation structures. This may include designing and analysing transportation runs using statistical data and determining areas of need or improvement.

The role will require direct involvement with drivers, warehouse staff, subcontractors and management to ensure customer service levels are exceeded and department KPI’s are achieved with efficiency and quality.

Requirements and skills

  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Experience in customer service will be appreciated.
  • Knowledge of driving laws, regulations and Munster geographical area
  • Ability to work with little supervision and track multiple processes.
  • Computer-savvy with a working knowledge MS Word and Excel
  • Proactive organizational and coordination abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Key tasks

  • Prepare runs for drivers to ensure all stores receive their deliveries within the agreed timeframe
  • Optimising own fleet vehicles
  • Reviewing, preparing, and routing purchase orders.
  • Ensuring the safe and timely pick-up and delivery of stock.
  • Monitoring shock, costs, timelines, and productivity.
  • Liaising and negotiating with suppliers / contractors
  • Answering customer queries in timely manner
  • Run daily / weekly reports for management.
  • Provide proactive feedback / corrective actions on areas where targets have not been achieved.
  • Drive Service Log report to understand trends of customers / network etc.

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