Job title:               Transport Planner

Salary:                  £28,000 per annum

Location:              Halstead, Essex

Job type:              Full Time, Permanent

Business overview

Brooks Transport Services Ltd is a family owned company with over forty years’ experience in Transport and Logistics operating in the fast moving commercial and consumer goods environment, including the high end high value product sectors.

We are looking for Transport Planners to join our friendly, dedicated team who can work in a fast pace environment and be passionate about what they do, be innovative with their ideas, and strive to provide the premier transport solution.

About you

Are you an organised and driven individual with previous experience in the transport and logistics industry? If so, this Transport Planner position could be for you.

Job description for Transport Planner

This Transport Planner role involves planning Groupage deliveries Door to Door nationwide for our own fleet of vehicles, ranging from Artic, 18ton and 7.5ton vehicles.

You will be responding to telephone calls in a timely manner providing a friendly and supportive service to our customers, providing administrative support to the Transport Manager, inputting and maintaining data on our fleet management system, handling driver queries, and carrying out general office administration duties and answering ad hoc queries.

Requirements for the Transport Planner

  • Previous transport and logistics experience is essential
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer care and communication skills
  • Be highly driven by quality
  • IT knowledge
  • Ability to work efficiently with a positive outlook
  • Able to support and communicate the company values