Transport Planner – Rochdale

Job Type:
  • Permanent
Supply Chain Industries:
  • Supply Chain Logistics
Reference Number: AB-2002
Rochdale, UK


Role: Transport Planner
Location: Rochdale
Salary: £26k


Role Profile:

Deekay are recruiting for an experienced Transport Planner in Rochdale for a major 3PL organisation.
Hours of work: 4 on 4 off shift pattern (Days & Nights)


  • To develop and control an agreed amount of resources (vehicles, drivers, trailers) ensuring all legal constraints are adhered to (Working Time Directive and EU Drivers’ Hours regulations)
  • Collating collection and delivery information.
  • Creating collection plans to inform suppliers of loading requirements.
  • Formulating depot transport plan for the next day.
  • Maintaining depot standard plan information.
  • Assisting with the planning and implementation of strategic depot change.
  • Customer/Supplier/Subcontractor management at a number of levels.
  • Identify requirements for Agency Drivers on a weekly/daily basis.
  • Previous experience in a distribution, operations or planning function.
  • Working knowledge of planning systems.
  • Working knowledge of transport hours and regulations


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