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Transport Planner

£27,000 – £30,000
Thurrock, Essex
Monday – Friday


The THOMAS Recruitment Group are recruiting on behalf of a UK based Client. Our client is seeking a Transport Planner to join their team on a permanent basis to take responsibility for the timely traffic planning of routes and scheduling delivery times, ensuring that the customer receives a first-class service in a cost-effective way.

Specific Key Accountabilities

  • Manage the delivery operation process efficiently.
  • Daily input of KPI’s, delivery and collection issues, preparing paperwork
  • Meeting transport legislation commitments
  • Monitoring fleet maintenance requirements in line with our Fleet Department
  • Continue own personal development to keep abreast of technical, legal and training best practice
  • Liaise with Customers to help facilitate best practice for them

Specific Experience

  • Traffic Management
  • Dealing with Compliance
  • Problem solving/logical thinking
  • Working unsupervised, continually managing time and prioritising work to meet tight corporate deadlines
  • 2 Years planning experience

Essential Specific Skills

  • Good communication skills, interaction at all levels internal and external
  • Geographical knowledge
  • Team player with flexible ‘Can Do’ attitude
  • Understanding of the Working Time Directive & EU Drivers Hours

Company/Industry Knowledge

Working in a multi-disciplined environment

Working knowledge of the UK road transport industry

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    Simona Johnson
    Simona Johnson
    10:35 16 Mar 21
    I have a very good experience with Thomas Recruitment agency. I would like to thank Jacky for help. She found me a very good job. Jacky is... professional and always ready to cooperate. I highly recommend this agency and I appreciate everything they did for me. 😊👍read more
    Paul Tomlin
    Paul Tomlin
    15:33 17 Feb 21
    One of the best recruitment agencies I have had the pleasure to deal with, always keep you informed of current vacancies
    Mark Williams
    Mark Williams
    12:53 17 Feb 21
    I would like to say that Jackie and the staff at pontypridd are excellent have had problems and a number of health issues since starting knight... securities in wages have always been correct and I have been enjoying where I been working. unfortunately my health problems have made me unavailable for work and the staff at both knights and Thomas recruitment have been fantastic. Thank you more
    John Hopkins
    John Hopkins
    10:57 17 Feb 21
    I have worked for Thomas Recruitment for a while. They have consistently kept me in work and I have never had any cause to complain. Friendly and... more
    Sandra WILKINS
    Sandra WILKINS
    12:31 15 Feb 21
    I have had nothing but help from Jacky at Pontypridd branch very helpful and friendly
    nigel ostler
    nigel ostler
    21:15 09 Feb 21
    I have had a very positive experience overall with Thomas Recruitment. I am an experienced class 2 hgv driver and have had plenty of work over the... past 18 months through the agency. They pay ontime, keep you informed and are very willing to help with any issues that may occur. I can't comment on other industries they recruit for but its a big thumbs up for all at Thomas Driving from more
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