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Planner - Swindon

Planner - Swindon


10 May 2022

Provide compliant, efficient, and profitable transport operations for the Howard Tenens depots and Howard Tenens delivery networks, ensuring that hygiene, quality levels and performance standards are met, whilst promoting safe working practices.



 Ensure all customer requirements (both internal and external) are satisfied daily.
 Continually review and re-engineer the operation to ensure maximum efficiency.
 Co-ordinate own fleet and sub-contract to ensure cost-effective solutions for customer requirements.
 Day to day supplier relationship
 Ensure all jobs are debriefed daily
 Management of all suppliers to include: Subcontractors, agencies, R&M service agents, fuel suppliers etc ensuring all operational costs are controlled
 Provide out of hours support for customers and drivers when required
 Conduct regular driver/vehicle/trailer checks to ensure the highest standards of reliability and presentation are maintained as well as fleet control
 Management of all in-cab technology
 Use of Howard Tenens TMS and operational applications (GTS, ESP through ESSL)
 Ensure full compliance with all Howard Tenens internal processes and procedures
 Work with Howard Tenens’ Locations and subcontractors to provide costs on tender rates & ad-hoc quoting
 Understanding of Profit and Loss accounts

Compliance / Legislative:

 The method of compilation and the accuracy of all records, which must be kept for a period of not less than 15 months;
 The making of arrangements to ensure that the vehicle/s are not overloaded;
 Ensure all Health and Safety Legislation is complied with including SSoW, Risk Assessments, Tool Box Talks, LOLER/PUWER/RIDDOR regulations.
 All other aspects of Fleet Compliance

Measurement / Reporting:

 Various reports will be expected in line with the Operational activities.


 CPC Holder or Undertake CPC Qualification
 O-Licence experience
 General IT Knowledge including Excel, Word etc
 Excellent self-motivation and ability to work under own supervision
 Team player with the ability to instil confidence and drive in others
 The ability to coordinate a variety of tasks simultaneously
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
 The ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with management, drivers and suppliers
 Proficient in the use of TMS and route planning tools
 Flexibility – the ability to adapt and cope with the unexpected

  • Post Date 10 May 2022
  • Closing Date 24 May 2022
  • Location Swindon
  • Salary £22,000 -£27,600 dependent on experience