Secondary Transport Planner

Basingstoke, England
Supply Chain Planning
Permanent
GBP26500 - GBP33000 per annum
Patricia Tugas
Patricia@pod-talent.com
94864
18-Oct-2022

Pod Talent are super pleased to be working with an award-winning supply chain logistics company who are looking for a Secondary Transport Planner to join their growing team in Basingstoke!

In this role, you will be responsible for planning the collection and onward delivery of food and beverage orders on behalf of some of the largest retail clients in the UK, building great professional relationships with warehouse and transport providers and customers.

This is a very exciting time to join this company as the supply chain & logistics team are experiencing great growth. It is a fantastic opportunity to join a renowned global 3PL and freight business who offers amazing employee progression and improvement opportunities, this role will allow you to drive continuous improvement in an already best-in-class transport model.

Responsibilities

As the Transport Planner, you will…

  • Plan cost-efficient collection and onward delivery of fresh and ambient food products through to receipt by some of the UK’s biggest retailers
  • Utilise available resources and find new solutions to optimise the company transport network
  • Build lasting relationships with transport and warehouse providers, as well as internal stakeholders and the end B2B customer
  • Learn and develop to continuously drive efficiency in cost and profit

Requirements

In order to succeed in this role, you will need…

  • 1-3 years’ experience in a similar logistics/3PL/freight forwarding role
  • Excellent problem solving ability and capacity for thinking outside the box
  • Very strong Excel skills and the ability to manipulate large data sets
  • Self-reliance and ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Great communication skills and able to work under pressure
  • Willingness to learn and develop

The shifts are any 5 days out of 7 (from 7am until 3:30pm)

Are you looking for your next opportunity? Does this look exciting? Let me know by applying or sending a CV to patricia@pod-talent.com!

Patricia Tugas

Consultant - End to End Supply Chain

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