Transport Planning Co-ordinator

GBP24000 - GBP28000 per annum +
12 Oct 2017
11 Nov 2017
Sean Haggarty
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

A national logistics provider is looking for a Transport Planning Co-ordinator to join their professional outfit based in Bristol.

Client Details

Our client is a leading logistics provider who boast a portfolio of prestigious clients. They are in the market for a Transport Planning Co-ordinator for their materials contract that is based in Bristol.


  • Achieve a high level of customer service by ensuring all site delivery expectations are met to pre agreed levels
  • Maintain and ensure all customer orders are entered on SAP (or equivalent system) whilst checking accuracy of information
  • Regularly liaise with the client and contractors to ensure all deadlines for submissions and confirmation of orders are agreed
  • Ensure that weekly/monthly programmes are available and submitted from the contractor /client to assist vehicle planning, operational production planning and that this feeds into commercial forecasting
  • Complete and review objectives/KPI reports highlighting deviation from agreed targets
  • Review daily/weekly trackers and ensure compliance is at +90%
  • Capture and recorded all complaints on system and follow up by confirming they acted upon to ensure to avoid re-occurrence
  • Monitor delivery performance levels to ensure effective use of resource and productivity levels
  • Liaise internally and externally with suppliers and customers to deliver optimum service delivery
  • Ensure the efficient and effective completion of administration tasks and query resolution
  • Effectively schedule deliveries from the most economic port, delivery and to liaise with staff and hauliers on daily movement and activities.
  • To monitor daily delivery progress and liaise with customers.
  • To understand the capacities and capabilities of internal production units, external customer demands and to schedule work accordingly.
  • To maintain good working relations with operational staff, customers, hauliers, drivers and commercial teams.
  • To ensure customer service is not compromised with a lack of vehicles in conjunction with achieving best vehicle utilisation.
  • Review and highlight any future issues or non-deliver risks in advance
  • Contribute to fleet review and compliance meetings making sure all future risks are highlighted


  • Customer & logistically focused and professional
  • Proven customer service experience and logistics experience
  • Ability to prioritise and make decisions, with discretion
  • Excellent communicator and team player at all levels
  • Open minded with leadership qualities
  • Previous Transport Planning experience with hands on mentality

Job Offer


  • £24,000 - £28,000


  • Monday - Friday
  • Must be flexible to work days/afternoons/nights
  • 45 hours per week