Transport Planner


Job Details


UK Loughborough Bretts - 10986

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

09/03/2021 12:00

Role Overview

Customer focussed role responsible for the daily formulation of the transport plan, effectively scheduling the own and dedicated fleet along with Sub-contractors around the construction network, ensuring all KPI’s are met and manage sub-contractor’s volume.  You must be able to drive profitable own fleet earnings and maintain the desired hired margin while ensuring all KPI’s are met.

Who are we?

Wincanton is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do, and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

How will you contribute?

  • Planning own fleet and sub-contractor fleet around the construction network
  • Ensure all contract KPI’s are met
  • Ensuring all work allocated to correct vehicles each week and all revenue downloaded and accounted for
  • Maintain haulier, driver and customer relationships
  • Liaise and communicate with customer sales teams regarding site issues, late deliveries etc

What will you bring?

  • Educated to at least GCSE standard, computer literate with knowledge of MS Office applications
  • To be able to effectively communicate with customer, suppliers and colleagues
  • Customer focused
  • Able to work under pressure whilst maintaining a professional attitude
  • Must have a flexible approach and be willing to carry out varied tasks positively, reliably and accurately
  • An excellent team player and able to work on own initiative
  • International and National CPC preferable but not essential

What do we offer?

We really value our people and offer a friendly, safety first working environment and a competitive salary along with other benefits including; annual leaves + bank hols with the option to buy more, share incentive plan, cycle to work scheme ,employee benefits online discount platform, onsite parking, onsite canteen + much more

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we also provide significant opportunities for career development and progression, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

Apply Now!

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and uploading your CV. We are a fast-moving organisation so we may not always wait until the closing date to review applications. As a result, you should submit your CV as soon as possible!

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