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Transport Planner – Hinckley

Published on 29 January 2024
Permanent full-time Leicestershire Administration, Transport 36,900 per annum

365 People, a dynamic agency, is currently seeking an ambitious and experienced individual to join our team as a Haulier Planner. This permanent position is located in Hinckley, working closely with a well-known logistics company, our valued client.


  • Utilize transport experience/knowledge to efficiently plan and manage loads with hauliers and subcontractors.
  • Actively contribute to the growth and success of the business in the capacity of a 4PL (4th Party Logistics) company.
  • Engage with customers to understand their requirements and provide excellent customer service.
  • Communicate effectively with hauliers and subcontractors to ensure seamless coordination of transportation services.
  • Manage an on-call phone 1 in 6 Saturdays, maintaining accessibility and responsiveness.
  • Work collaboratively with the team and participate in training sessions on pricing and negotiation techniques.


  • Previous experience in transport planning or a related field is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated drive and commitment to contribute to the growth of the business.
  • Confidence and excellent communication skills, as the role involves approximately 80% phone-based interactions.
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to maximize opportunities and build positive relationships.
  • Flexibility to work 40-45 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with occasional Saturday on-call duties.
  • Passion for the job and a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Willingness to go the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction.


  • Competitive salary of £36,900 per year.
  • Bonus scheme in place, paid quarterly based on hitting targets.
  • 22 days of annual leave.
  • Exciting growth opportunities within a dynamic and expanding company.
  • Pleasant office environment with a supportive team.

If you are a motivated and customer-focused individual with transport experience, looking for an exciting opportunity to contribute to a growing company, we encourage you to apply. To be considered for this role, please send your CV and a cover letter to /