MORAN LOGISTICS \\ career opportunity

Planner – Castle Donington

Day Shift
Castle Donington
Posted 1 month ago

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our team within our flagship Head Office in Castle Donington, reporting directly to Transport Planning Manager, working 4 on 4 off, offering a competitive salary, 20 days holiday and a company pension scheme. Uniform is also provided.


The purpose of this role is to ensure all collections/ deliveries are planned for the customer, ensuring customer requirements are met and all additional work is built into the required routes and plans.




  • Responsible for ensuring the provisional plan is set up and issued to all sites and the final plan confirmed in a timely manner on any day.
  • Ensuring all booking references are obtained from customers and entered onto the plan
  • Responsible for the planning of all additional routes and other work which is required to support the operation across all sites.
  • On a daily basis, ensuring all routes on the daily schedule are checked ensuring additional work is booked in and any changes to make routes/deliveries more efficient, such as combining routes to fill empty running, saving drivers, nights out is reviewed and changes made as needed.
  • Dealing with site queries in relation to planning issues.
  • Making any amendments to the plan on a day to day basis due to a change in customer requirements or at the request of sites to assist with managing deliveries to all customers.
  • Ensure all internal customers are advised of any changes to the base plan or the schedule and that these changes are clearly communicated.
  • Liaising on a daily basis with customer to secure backhaul loads and ensure required changes are made as needed.
  • Assisting with the planning of new work, changing routes and investigating ways in which we can improve the network, improve efficiency and make cost savings for the business.
  • Working with internal customers to support them in dealing with planning issues and how to work together to resolve them.
  • Supporting the department with ad hoc and project work as required.
  • Any other duties as required.




  • Must have previous transport/logistics experience
  • Experience of working in a transport planning environment is highly advantageous.
  • Able to use Microsoft packages including Excel, Word and Outlook proficiently.
  • Previous experience of working with a Transport Management System
  • Previous experience of microlise would be advantageous, but training will be given.
  • Well organised with an acute attention to detail.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and a confident telephone manner.
  • Must have a tenacious outlook.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.

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