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Transport Planner

Requisition Id:  352128
Business Unit:  XPOE Transport

Hounslow, GB

Logistics done differently. 



Do you feel like your current role offers you no progression? Do you have more to give but no place to display your skills? Do you want to work for a multi-national organisation that is growing year on year? If the answer to these questions is yes, read on – we’re looking to recruit a full-time, permanent Nights Traffic Planner at our site in Hounslow working Monday – Friday, 21:00pm – 06:00am. 



Pay, benefits and more: 



We’re looking to offer a competitive salary of £28,750 (including 25% shift allowance) per annum. In addition, we offer 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays). You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other perks including ongoing learning with the XPO University where you can learn skills which will help develop your long term career with XPO. 




What you’ll do on a typical day: 



  • Act as the main point of contact to both our drivers and customers, effectively dealing with any issues as they come up.
  • Escalate details of vehicle accidents, defects or any fleet issues to senior management
  • Liaise with Warehouse colleagues to direct and advise on loads. Carry out driver debriefs, ensuring that our transport operation is running both safely and cost-effectively
  • Escalate details of vehicle accidents, defects or any fleet issues to senior management
  • Plan and assist in planning daily and weekly vehicle routes for drivers making sure all our customers goods are delivered inatimelyand efficient manner. Work on keeping the system up to date on a daily basis ensuring the jobs on the system travel systematically




What you need to succeed at XPO: 



  • Previous experience of working within a fast-paced transport environment (desirable)
  • Strong people skills – you’ll bemeetinga variety of stakeholders on a day-to-day basis
  • Confidence in the use of IT, especially with Microsoft Office packages such as Word and Excel



Be part of something big. 


XPO is a leading provider of world-class solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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