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Transport Planner

Requisition Id:  339142
Business Unit:  XPOE Transport

Walsall, GB

Logistics done differently.


Are you a Transport Planner that’s familiar with planning multiple routes at any one time? Do you have exposure to planning pan European, temperature controlled and hazardous routes, both road and containers?


If you’re a positive individual that just wants to grow, read on, this could be for you!

We’re looking for a Transport Planner to work Monday to Friday (0800 - 1700) based at our site in Aldridge, Walsall. You’ll plan regular and ad-hoc loads and sub contracted deliveries.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £24500 per annum. In addition, we offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) You’ll have access to, a workplace pension and many other benefits.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


    • Be proactive in identifying and resolving any potential routing issues before they occur – can you find creative solutions for complex problems?
    • You will cost effectively plan and dispatch 10 vehicles to achieve contractual delivery times, conduction remedial planning to effectively manage live changes to the plan
    • You will ensure all administrative traffic duties are carried out as necessary and to a high level of accuracy and professionalism
    • You will arrange the export clearance of standard EU shipments, processing the paperwork and moving at pace to ensure zero delay deliveries
    • You will transfer various sources of data from customers documentation to our customs system
    • You will communicate with border forces to ensure seamless border crossing
    • You will assist in weekly and monthly KPI as set by the business and/or Customer
    • You will ensure that appropriate communication methods are used to provide information both internally and externally as required e.g.  Dealing with customer / supplier issues etc.


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • If you have a background in European, temperature controlled or hazardous haulage this would be highly beneficial
  • Great communication skills, you’ll be cooperating with stakeholders throughout the network
  • Previous planning experience is essential for this role


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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