Role details

Transport Planner/Supervisor

Birmingham   •   £22,000 - £27,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Seeking an experience Transport Supervisor
  • MUST be able to work autonomously

About Our Client

A Logistics Company based in Central Birmingham.

Job Description

Key duties will include:

  • Achieve the efficient planning of the transport operation
  • Deliver products in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Control the cost associated with materials distribution
  • Ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with KPL H&S guidelines
  • To assist in building an effective transport team with a customer service culture
  • Build effective working relationships in proactive manner with all colleagues
  • Achieve appropriate Transport KPI's
  • To ensure that all company procedures and policies associated with the commercial transport fleet are followed and adhered to
  • To plan the daily routes to meet the delivery requirements of customers
  • To ensure safe working procedures are defined, understood and adhered to
  • To ensure that all legal and KPL logistics reporting requirements are fulfilled
  • To capture all cost activity, i.e. carriers, suppliers and Agency Drivers
  • To be involved in the evaluation of existing systems and the identification of shortcomings and highlight improvement opportunities
  • To liaise with other branches to ensure a positive relationship

The Successful Applicant

Key Skills include:

  • Be pro-active in creating a positive working relationship with colleagues throughout the business
  • Flexibility
  • Can build and develop positive working relationships
  • Good Communicator
  • Understanding of legal transport compliance
  • Strong UK geographical knowledge
  • Reliability
  • IT literate in Microsoft Office
  • Good general attitude to work


  • Ideally CPC qualified/minimum of 5 years planning experience, FORS Practitioner, Windows literate.

What's on Offer

Salary on offer is between £22,000 and £27,000.

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