National Transport Planning Manager

£50,000 - £55,000 per annum + car, healthcare
18 Feb 2019
04 Mar 2019
Laura Frost
Senior Management
Contract Type
  • National Transport Planning Manager based over 2 sites in Preston and Bristol.
  • Primary and secondary planning for a busy Manufacturing and Distribution business based in England

Client Details

My client is a European Manufacturer and Distributor based within the Logistics Distribution and supply chain sector.


  • Monitor performance, drive improvement and resolve challenges and issues as they arise
  • Deliver customer expectation within service level agreements and continuously improve customer service levels
  • Drive Logistics policy and procedure to motivate, lead and develop staff to achieve objectives
  • Review all Key Performance Indicators, with regards to miles, drops, postcodes, costs then take prompt and appropriate action to correct any shortfalls in those areas
  • Reduction in vehicle damage and improved driver productivity inclusive of scheduled worked and driver performance
  • Allocate tasks and workload efficiently across the team to obtain the best overall outcome
  • Deal with crisis calmly and efficiently
  • Exhibit a high level of engagement with drivers at all times


The Successful National Transport Planning Manager will have exposure:

  • Significant experience in a Planning Manager role
  • A proven track record of supervising primary and secondary planning team.
  • Have exposure to Paragon or similar software
  • Commercially focused and results driven
  • Knowledge of road transport and relevant environmental legislation
  • CPC National or International (non essential)

This role is based over 2 locations Bristol and Preston you will be required to split your time between two sites.

Job Offer

The Successful National Transport Planning Manager will receive:

  • Basic Salary - £50,000 - £55,000
  • Company Car
  • Private Health Care
  • 25 days + Bank Holidays
  • Life Assurance

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