Senior Container Planner

 

Due to continued growth a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Container Planner to join a National and growing Warehousing and Distribution company at their office in Ipswich. The company have been operating for around 30 years and pride themselves on meeting and exceeding clients' expectations. The company operate a fleet of over 75 vehicles with varying trailer combinations to suit their clients' needs. Their vehicles carry a variety of loads out of all the major ports in the UK. The is great opportunity for an ambitious Container Planner to join a well established, ambitious and growing company.

Salary £30,000 - £40,000 DOE 
Plus Car 
Hours Monday to Friday 7am - 6pm (Due to the nature of the role additional hours may required.)
Saturday 7am - 11am 

Duties Include
• Schedule of movements for customers
• Distribution of cargo and container transport
• Route planning
• Communicating with drivers, sub-contractors and customers
• Negotiate rates, maximising profitability
• Liaise with customers
• Resolve delays and concerns
• Driver Management 
• Supervising junior planners 

Skills Required 
• Container Planning Experience
• Commercially Minded 
• Good Geographical Knowledge
• Excellent Customer Service
• IT literate

Container planning experience is essential. the ideal candidate will be ambitious and want to become Depot Manager as the business expands. This is a fantastic opportunity for and ambitious transport professional to join a great company with an excellent reputation. 

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