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Transport Planner

Date: 29-Sep-2022

Location: West Thurrock, GB

Company: XPO Logistics

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 routes for general haulage or a dedicated contract? If you’re a positive individual that just wants to grow, read on, this could be for you!

We’re looking for a Night Transport Planner to work a 4 on 4 off 6pm to 6am shift pattern covering 42 hours per week based at our site in Thurrock. You’ll plan regular and adhoc loads and sub contracted deliveries for the following shift.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £30,400 per annum INC shift allowance. In addition, we offer 20 days holiday, as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other benefits.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Day-to-day you will be to looking to produce an efficient routes for the depot and maintain excellent levels of customer service
  • We’ll need you to have accurate management of scheduling and company costings with the objective of minimising operational costs and optimising efficiency – we’re always looking to improve
  • You will ensure that all traffic planning activity is undertaken in line with legislative requirements and ensure compliance with XPO Health and Safety requirements, highlighting any concerns to line management – ask us about our ‘Road to Zero’
  • Be proactive in identifying and resolving any potential routing issues before they occur – can you find creative solutions for complex problems?

What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • If you have a backgound in general haulage or share user pallet networks this would be highly beneficial
  • Great communication skills, you’ll be cooperating with stakholders throughout the network
  • Previous planning experience is essential for this role

Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain 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.

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