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Transport Planner

West London, Permanent, Dependant on Experience
Reference: AJ0853

The Client

A well respected, family owned Waste Management and Recycling Services Supplier.

Purpose and Responsibilities

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Transport Coordinator to join our clients Transport Office based in West London. Our client operates an extensive and varied fleet of vehicles and is looking for an experienced Transport/Logistics Coordinator to join the team and assist in the smooth running of daily operations at their busy Transport Office. As Transport Coordinator you will be a key part of the team, liaising with Drivers, workshop team and sales team to ensure a great service for the commercial waste collections.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Preparing daily computerised drivers’ routes.
  • Assisting with the supervision of all employees at the depot.
  • Ensure that all drivers are given a thorough debriefing at the end of their daily shift, where finishing times allow.
  • Processing customer requests from initial order through to the invoicing stage.
  • Effective and continued improvement in routing of vehicles.
  • Economic utilisation of vehicle fleet.
  • Arrange third-party transport as and when required.
  • Assisting the Depot Operations Manager to ensure full compliance with the Company’s Operators Licence at all times.
  • Ensuring we are complaint with procedures and ADR regulations in relation to the carriage of dangerous goods.
  • Paperwork processing and distribution to enable accurate invoicing.
  • Assisting the Depot Operations Manager to ensure all transport operations are in accordance with documented Health and Safety procedures and not in contravention of any legislation and guidelines affecting the public and the environment.
  • Keep filing of drivers’ records, e.g. training, licence etc up to date.
  • Downloading of drivers’ tachograph cards on a weekly basis.

Person Specification

You’ll also have:

  • Be highly motivated and driven
  • Have outstanding people skills
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Flexible attitude and ability to multi task
  • Good problem solving skills along with a proactive approach
  • Tachographing experience – digital and analogue
  • Excellent local geographical knowledge
  • IT Literate

Required experience:

  • Transport Coordination/Route Planning: 3 years
  • Waste Management and/or Recycling Experience: 2 years

Required licence or certification:

  • A full, clean UK Driving Licence - essential
  • CPC - advantageous



Candidates without the mentioned experience will not be considered for this position. Please read the specification carefully to avoid disappointment.

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