Transport Planner

BJD Group
£25000 - £27000 per annum
15 Jul 2017
23 Jul 2017
BJD are looking for an ambitious Freight Forwarder with experience of working in a transport team dealing in the UK and European market place. Our client is a specialist in food logistics providing a service right across Europe. You will have excellent transport planning skills with a sound geographical knowledge of Europe. Based in Dover a salary of up to £27,000 is on offer. The Company My client is a leading food logistics firm who specialising in freight across many European countries. The Role You will be responsible for planning routes and loads of in-house and 3PL European fleet including legislation and administration. Key Responsibilities Vehicle and load planning Freight negotiations Drivers hours taking into account over sea clients opening hours Route planning and backhauling to optimise vehicle usage, fuel and drivers hours. Co-ordination with stakeholders Operating within UK and European legislation 3PL and contractor sourcing throughout Europe The Person You will have an excellent knowledge of fleet and driver management within the European arena Hold an International CPC qualification Transport planning experience Commercially aware Able to work well under pressure Strong administrative skills Comprehensive knowledge of transport legislation (UK/European) Drivers hours, WTD Good geographical knowledge of UK and Europe Strong IT skills Good problem solver Good literacy and numeracy acumen A good team player Package and Prospects On offer is a salary of up to £25,000 and benefits. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing logistics provider at key stage in their operational development. Location: Based in Dover it is commutable from: Folkestone Kent Canterbury Hastings Tonbridge Maidstone Sittingbourne Ashford Hythe Faversham As the leading Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing and Production recruitment specialist we provide a range of services tailored to deliver resourcing solutions to clients needs. If you are interested please email or phone me quoting Reference GW/010981 Not the right role for you? On the web site you will find this and many other exclusive management opportunities in Logistics, Supply Chain, E-Commerce, Purchasing and Production. Tell a friend. Please feel free to pass this to a relevant person who can View and apply via our website. Our award winning website contains unique and invaluable career development information plus a candidate controlled Auto Email facility that will send you details of vacancies that match your pre-selected criteria as soon as they are placed on the site. Visit to set up your free subscription now. Ref: GW/010981 This job was originally posted as