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Logistics Planner - Chelmsford
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  You will be responsible for professionally and accurately taking Customer orders and scheduling trucks to meet deliveries, ensuring the highest standards of customer service is met at all times. Logistics Planners are responsible for cost effective despatch planning (shipping) of all customer orders through active liaison with Commercial, Operations and Transport Teams. Responsibilities: • Build & Maintain solid working relationships with customers, local sector team including drivers. • Accurately take order information and input onto the system. • Respond positively & confidently to customers’ requirements. • Scheduling and ensuring timely delivery of orders agreed with the customers, optimising cost through effective truck utilisation. • Making decisions on optimum fleet numbers, transfers and requirement for hired trucks. • Understand Owner Driver earnings v cost of hiring externally/transferring trucks. • Driver Management - Assist the SM with the day to day management of drivers. • Monitoring - Maintain real time progress of scheduled orders allowing you to identify potential problem areas and pro-actively resolve them. Strong customer service/communication skills Proven account management skills Computer literate Attention to detail and ability to prioritise workloads Drive and enthusiasm Excellent organisational skills Must be able to cope under pressure Hours are likely to be 07:00am - 17:00pm or 7.30am - 17:30 Monday to Friday with 1 in 3 Saturday mornings 07.00am - 12:00 midday Index Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. If you would like to apply please send your CV to fleet@indexgroup.co.uk together with your salary requirements, notice period and reasons for leaving past and present employment. "Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion"
Chelmsford, Essex
Monday 19th June 2017
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