Transport Planner / Logistics Planning / Scheduler

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Industrial Machinery and Automation

Location: Preston, Lancashire

Mon – Fri (8am till 5pm)


  • A highly successful business.
  • A fantastic staff retention rate due to their investment in employee development.


As a Transport Planner you will be involved with a diverse range of duties which include,

  • Working within a dedicated planning department.
  • Planning for a mixed fleet of vehicles.
  • Effectively scheduling deliveries to customers using a Paragon routing system.
  • Working to KPI’s such as vehicle utilisation and fill.
  • Arranging back hauls where possible.
  • Arranging all loads in correct order for weight and delivery time in accordance with legislation and VOSA.
  • Monitoring costs for each vehicle.


To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, you MUST:-

  • Have at least 2 years experience working as a Transport Planner / Scheduler
  • Have excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills.
  • Be IT literate and be comfortable using planning software.
  • Possess a good level of numeracy.
  • Have a driven and proactive approach.
  • Be motivated by improving transport performance and efficiency.

Any experience using Paragon would be highly advantageous, but not essential.

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