Falkirk Traffic Planner

Location: Falkirk FK5 3NS
Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday 08.00 – 18.00 (45 hours)
Salary: £11.72 per hour, overtime £13.72

Freightroute Limited is a family business and one of the leading privately owned palletised transport organisations in the UK. Established in 1979 we operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles. We offer a wide range of delivery solutions to our customers while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professional conduct.

We are looking for an additional Transport Planner to join our team based in Larbert, Falkirk (08.00 - 18.00). Working within a small team, as Transport Planner you will have primary responsibility for ensuring the vehicles are utilised effectively throughout the day.

You will be looking after a fleet of 25 vehicles delivering palletised goods within the Central Belt of Scotland, Dundee, Perthshire, Fife & Ayrshire. It will be your remit to ensure a consistent delivery of high quality and cost-effective logistics both to the company and the customer.

Daily duties include:

  • Manage and plan the daily workload for the drivers
  • Communicate and direct drivers for loading and unloading
  • Build relationships with customers
  • Provide accurate routing information
  • Collection and processing of paperwork
  • Ensure that all current legislation and regulations are adhered to.

Who are we looking for?

The successful Transport Planner will have the experience, skill and flexible attitude to take on this role and thrive.

  • Experience within a traffic planning role is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate across all levels, in a professional and polite manner.
  • IT literate.
  • Thorough understanding of transport regulations, including drivers’ hours and working time.
  • Eligible to work in the UK

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