Senior Transport Planner

North Dublin, Full Time

Role: Senior Transport Planner

Location: North Dublin

Own Transport required

Monday to Friday – flexibility required to work on a Saturday from time to time if required.

Salary: €45k

Role Requirements:

  • Planning of domestic vehicles for Transport of Domestic, Road Freight & Logistics customers
  • Monitoring of vehicle utilization, trunking performance and load planning
  • Work with the transport department to manage costs and work on weekly transport profit and loss report
  • Look at transport cost effectiveness and vehicle utilisation
  • Price and negotiate rates with suppliers
  • Look at solutions in the transport network and ways to maintain our service levels
  • Manage transport administration and update collection/delivery status
  • Monitor and deal with transport queries by liaising with other depots and departments
  • Proactively liaise with warehouse and drivers to ensure a high-quality service
  • Respond to enquiries and reported problems, bringing them to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Completion of data within company systems in a timely, efficient and accurate manner
  • Processing of new job data as received from customers by mail, spreadsheet or EDI
  • Application of customer rates and supplier charges where required
  • Communicate with warehouse and yard man on in bound trailer arrivals and offloading process in line with customs procedures
  • Handle customers shipment tracking enquiries in a professional manner
  • Relay customer service queries and issues to related teams and follow-up completion
  • Ensure transport routing and gps system is working being used at all times for distribution fleet based in Dublin

Candidate Requirements:

  • 3 years plus experience working in a senior transport role
  • CPC holder would be an advantage
  • 3rd level qualification would be advantageous
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team and be accountable for tasks and actions
  • Knowledge of transport P&L and cost analysis in the market place
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent Communication skills


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