Transport Planner

19 Apr 2021
17 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Description

Culina Logistics is a leading 3rd party UK logistics business specialising in chilled warehousing providing an excellent platform for food and drink manufacturers.

Job Description

Shifts: Mon - Fri - Rotating - 9am-6pm - 12pm-9pm (1 in 3 weekends)


* Plan and manage drivers, vehicles and sub-contractors to allocated routes and loads

* Issue daily instructions and communicate nature of work

* Maintain high levels of customer satisfaction - keep in regular contact with drivers, and subcontractors

* Ensure maximum use of resources in a cost-effective manner - Proactively work to reduce late deliveries and missed time slots

* Minimise fuel costs and maximise driver hours through forward planning, back-loading and identifying areas of cost saving - strong organisational skills

* Brief and debrief drivers - ensure WTD and Tachograph requirements

* Keep up to date with current legislation regarding Road Haulage regulations

* Update company systems to ensure efficient operations

* Ensure booked drivers are utilised for optimum results.

* Ensure driver requirements are enforced as per plan.


* Significant knowledge & experience of tachograph/ driving rules and regulations

* CPC National desirable but not essential

* Good IT skills including Microsoft office packages

* Have knowledge of Road Transport Directive and current drivers' hours

Additional Information

In return for your passion, hard work and determination in providing outstanding service to our customers we offer:

* Competitive salary

* Competitive holidays

* Life Assurance

* Pension scheme

* Staff facilities including vending machines and canteen area

* Access to our benefits platform: discounts on high street retailers, utilities, holidays and cinema tickets

* Health cash plans: Hospital, dental and optical

* Training and development with career progression opportunities and MANY MORE

When our staff have passion for what they do they work with more care and attention which is reflected to our clients, Click APPLY NOW to #JoinOurWinningTeam and begin your career today

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