Transport Planner

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
BASED: Polar Speed Distribution Limited, Site 2, 7 Chartmoor Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 4WG
HOURS: 09:00 - 18:00 AND 13:00 - 22:00 - 2 vacancies
SALARY: £31,500 per annum, 40 hours per week
Polar Speed has a reputation for quality, compliance, operational and customer facing technology and monitoring solutions in the growing temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical logistics market in the UK. The company specialises in active temperature-controlled deliveries to hospitals, pharmacies, wholesalers and medical care surgeries as well as to end patients which it serves through its homecare business. Its customers include some of the best known pharmaceutical brands in the world.
Its been a very busy time for Polar Speed and we are expanding to meet our ever increasing business needs so we are delighted to welcome 2 x additional experienced Transport Planners to come and join our talented team to support the smooth running of our planning operation.
Our dedicated teams play a vital part in our ensuring efficient and accurate delivery of products which are part of the essential healthcare services distribution chain and this is a key role which enables this to happen.
As a Transport Planner, you will take responsibility for the daily scheduling of the dynamic delivery routes using our transport planning system.
In addition to this you will allocate the driver/vehicle resource for the following day, book whole sale orders and other designated orders, produce pallet movements ensuring you communicate to the operations team.
You will be the first point of contact for any email or telephone enquiries, manage and book any "out of area" consignments, review the previous days performance hi-lighting and proposing changes.
Any Other Related Administrative Tasks As And When Required.
We offer a wide range of benefits including 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) building to 33 days (including bank holidays) in the sixth full holiday year and a company pension.
For successful applicants, Polar Speed will process basic disclosure criminal record checks.
Key Responsibilities
Complete the daily scheduling ensuring you produce cost effective achievable schedules.
Ensure optimum use of both personnel and vehicle resource.
Assist with operational telephone calls
Liaise with drivers reporting ETAs and collection point departures ensuring routes are finalized on in house database.
Effective handovers to Planning, Warehouse and Transport teams
Ensure all email and telephone queries are answered in a professional, concise manner to conclusion.
Produce and cascade reports both scheduled and on an ad-hoc basis.
Complete all assigned tasks using the planning check sheet.
Communicate clearly and concisely the following days plan ensuring they are made aware of any special instructions and time constraints.
Key Skills/Experience/Requirements
Experience of distribution planning desirable.
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office.
Good understanding of the EU road transport rules and regulations.
Effective communication skills
The ability to build and maintain internal/external Stakeholder working relationships and communicate effectively with colleagues even when under pressure.
Highly organized with attention to detail and the ability to problem solve

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
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