Transport Planner

Transport Planner
Dublin Permanent Office Negotiable Ref: 21563

Job Description

My Dublin based client is recruiting for a Transport Planner to join the team on a permanent basis.

My Dublin based client is recruiting for a Transport Planner to join the team on a permanent basis. The Transport Planner will play a critical role in optimizing our transport operations, focusing on international import and export activities utilizing our own fleet. This position requires a strategic thinker with a solid understanding of customs procedures and the ability to ensure efficient and compliant transport operations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Route Planning & Fleet Optimization: Develop efficient and cost-effective route plans for international transport. Ensure optimal utilization of the fleet while adhering to delivery schedules and compliance requirements.
  • Customs & Compliance: Maintain up-to-date knowledge of customs regulations related to international import and export operations. Prepare and manage all necessary documentation to ensure compliance with customs procedures and minimize delays.
  • Coordination & Communication: Coordinate with internal teams, international partners, and clients to ensure smooth execution of transport plans. Provide timely updates and communicate any changes or issues that may arise.
  • Problem Solving: Identify and resolve issues related to international transport, including delays, customs clearance, and route alterations. Implement contingency plans as needed to mitigate risks.
  • Continuous Improvement: Analyze transport operations to identify areas for improvement. Recommend and implement strategies to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and improve service quality.

Experience Required

  • Proven experience in transport planning, specifically in international import and export operations using an own fleet.
  • Basic knowledge of customs procedures and international transport regulations.
  • Experience in route planning, fleet optimization, and compliance management.

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of transport management systems and related software.
  • (Desirable) Familiarity with sustainability practices in transport operations.

Educational Requirements

Relevant Certification

Working Hours & Benefits

  • Bonus
  • Attractive Salary

Consultant Details

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