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Transport Planner


Location:  Warehouse Pennygillam Way, Pennygillam Industrial Estate, Launceston PL15 7ED

Working hours:  Monday to Friday 5am to 2.30pm. Option for Saturday overtime on rota basis


We have an exciting opportunity for a Transport Planner to join our friendly team.  The key focus of this role will be delivery route planning. 

Role Specific Responsibilities

  • Create efficient and compliant daily delivery plan to maximise the vehicle productivity of our Pall-Ex multi drop collection and delivery fleet
  • Report daily the PPV across the full delivery operation
  • Promote changes in operations to promote further efficiency or cost saving opportunities
  • Liaise with the Collections (Input Customers) and Trunking Co-Ordinator to ensure that the delivery plan fully supports the customer collection plan each day
  • Book – In deliver Customers where a booking – in service has been requested

What we need from you

  • Previous experience in a similar role in the logistics sector
  • Knowledge of transport-related legal requirements and regulations
  • Sound knowledge of the geography of Devon and Cornwall to aid efficient vehicle planning
  • Methodical approach to work with strong attention to detail
  • Highly organised and excellent time management
  • Strong customer care skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Computer literate and able to use Microsoft Office

What we’d like to give you

  • A salary of £28,000 pa
  • Bonus of up to £1,000 pa (paid quarterly on targets achieved)
  • 23 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (increasing with length of service)
  • Great pension scheme with life assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme WeCare
  • Company events
  • Free onsite parking
  • Opportunities for training and career development

We are proud to have been awarded the Gold Armed Forces Covenant and therefore we encourage veterans to apply for our roles and if the essential criteria is met then we will endeavour to offer an interview.

If you are interested in the role please can you send your CV and cover letter to HR (Recruitment@pallex.co.uk)

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