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£20,000 - £30,000 Office Based

Transport Planner – Southampton

Closing Date: 2nd February 2023

Vidu Group

About this position

Vidu are running an assignment in the search for a Transport Planner on behalf of a leading Global Logistics Provider.

Our client have engaged with Vidu VIP to carry out the initial search process.

Vidu’s team of dedicated consultants will be your first point of contact when applying for this role.

Our client is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of logistics services. They have built an enviable reputation by providing customers with Complete solutions to their Freight Forwarding, Supply Chain Management, UK Warehousing, Distribution, Logistics and Contract Management, Training and Advisory requirements.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is an experienced Traffic Operator to join their team in the day to day operation of a UK vehicle fleet.

Key Accountabilities:

Working closely within the Traffic team and reporting to the Transport Manager you will be involved in the day-to-day planning and routing of the Company’s vehicles, drivers and sub-contractors in the most cost effective way possible, using and keeping up to date all the systems available, while ensuring the fleet is run in a legal manner delivering high quality operational performance.

Hours of Work – Shift system in place covering the hours between 0600hrs & 1900hrs

Key Tasks:

Routing/scheduling Drivers and vehicles
Driver Supervision
Utilising the companies resources as effectively as possible
Liaising with customers and responding to their demands
Keeping all systems up to date

Skills and experience required

In order to be successful in this position you will need:

Previous UK Transport experience.
A can do attitude.
You will need to be self-motivated, proactive and strategic in your approach.
Have good computer skills.
A sound knowledge of current legislation regarding Drivers tachograph rules and Working Time Directive and be confident in dealing with Drivers.


23 days holiday per year
Company pension scheme
Life insurance