Transport Planner

Posted a week ago by Logical Personnel Solutions

S3, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£30,000 - £40,000/annum Pension and Holiday contributions

Logical Personnel Solutions are acting as an employment business on behalf of our client based in Sheffield.

Our client are currently looking for an experienced transport planner/supervisor on a permanent basis. This role is working Monday – Friday with a minimum of 3 days in their Sheffield office and with the flexibility of remote working for the other 2 working days.  Ideally the successful candidate should have 5+ years experience in a similar experience.

Salary - £30,000- £40,000 DOE

Your day-to-day:

  • Manage the workflow between e-commerce site, our 3pls and retail clients.
  • Optimise service and cost of logistics management from origin to our customers
  • Review incoming orders for completeness and accuracy to ensure timely delivery to our customers.
  • Work effectively with 3PL partners on the management of outbound shipments to customers.
  • Partner with the team to manage unique customer requests and during times of allocations or order cuts when inventory is low or out of stock.
  • Proactively communicate exceptions in delivery or order fulfilment issues to the marketing and Operations Teams, looking for opportunities to mitigate issues.
  • Support the Supply Planning Team with transportation management and tracking of shipments between our partner facilities
  • Build out and own key supply chain metrics to ensure on-time delivery and 100% fulfilment rate
  • Manage relationships with warehouse and fulfilment partners to ensure order accuracy and desired inventory levels
  • Manage global shipment schedule and outbound shipment requests
  • Ensure all necessary documentation is prepared and coordinated between sites.
  • Resolve shipping-related issues with freight forwarders and customs brokers.
  • Report and investigate shipping incidents with Quality Assurance.
  • Investigate and resolve inventory discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Support the evaluation, selection and quality audit of logistic providers.


  • A proven track record in developing new processes and bringing about change and improvement without major disruption to the business
  • Exceptional project management and follow up skills
  • Process driven with the ability to plan, be strategic, and execute operationally on a regular basis
  • Self-motivated and willing to accept responsibilities outside of initial job description
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are essential in this collaborative work environment
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced small company environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities
  • Excellent organisational skills and an ability to prioritise effectively to deliver results within established timelines


  • Competitive base salary & access to company pension
  • All the equipment you need will be provided
  • Flexible working
  • Access to free counselling, therapy and mental health support
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Company paid social activities
  • 28 days holiday (PLUS bank holidays) as well as generous parental leave

Must be able to attend site in SHEFFIELD, UK a minimum of 3 days a week.

Start Date:
Immediate Start
Contract Length:
Job Reference:
Job ID:
Less than 10

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