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Transport Planner – Birmingham – UK

Job Overview

  • Salary offer ▵ DOE

Our company has been developing a Multimodal transport operation, to incorporate all transport requirements throughout the business to support our business demands. The role itself, will primary work as a support function for our internal departments and work with the Intermodal Manager to manage our transport booking requirements. The role will be varied and involve interface will all departments, working with suppliers direct and shipping lines as we strengthen our transport operation. Quality control and ensuring we meet transport bookings without fail will be first stage, but will involve proactive development as we expand our operation going forward.

Key Responsibilities

Transport Planning


  • Haulage allocation and day to day management as required
  • Focal Point, both with internal and external customers
  • Complete all requirements and or offer alternative options to complete.

Transport service level & Cost Constraints

  • Ensure all Haulage requirements are met by approved suppliers.
  • Adapt and consider alternative requirements as required
  • Balance Cost and Service requirements at all times

Haulage Product

  • Key Accounts, sustain and develop key flow requirements and provide support to the Multimodal transport manager.
  • Supplier KPI monitoring, complete and assist management
  • Develop relationships with all suppliers and focal points at Shipping Lines.
  • Transport system development and assistance enhancing house systems to support.


  • UK Haulage operation, FCL / LCL and warehousing operations
  • Intermodal and multiple ports operations
  • Good geographic and container inventory knowledge

General Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent planning and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • May be required to work overtime, weekends and/or be flexible in start/finish times
  • Willing to travel as required
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