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8 Nov 2023

Full-Time Transport Planner

EVCargo – Posted by EVCargo Ashby-de-la-Zouch, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Transport Planner | Full time | Office Based | Ashby De La Zouch.


Join us as a Transport Planner within our Transport Team where you will be working across a broad range of large-scale contracts. You will be a valued member of the operation, helping us to achieve and surpass service and financial targets.



Competitive salary based on experience, plus shift allowance.



Monday to Friday.



We’ll support your development, help you grow and also offer you a package that includes:


  • Competitive Annual Leave
  • Reward Gateway – access to significant savings and cashback on 900+ top retailers, from groceries to wellness products, travel and much more!
  • Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Care Cash Plan


We promote a culture which encourages innovative ideas, and we appreciate your talent is key to our success!




  • Receiving customer orders and creating a transport plan.
  • Liaising directly with 3rd party transport suppliers.
  • Assist in negotiating rates with both customers and transport providers.
  • Successfully plan orders for large scale customers across the UK.
  • Building & maintaining relationships with transport providers and customers.
  • Ensuring the financial and service requirements of the contracts are achieved.
  • Delivering added-value to the customer through innovative project work.




Qualifications. Level 2 in English & Maths.
Geographical Knowledge: Must have strong geographical knowledge of the UK and UK road networks.
Experience. Strong PC Literacy including Word & Excel in a business capacity. Previous planning experience would be advantageous but not essential. Knowledge of driver’s hours is beneficial but not essential.
Communication. You will have excellent communication skills (spoken and written), an approachable attitude and a flexible approach to work.
Influence & Persuasion. A methodical and structured approach to problem solving.
Planning & Organisation. A team player with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. You will be highly organised with an excellent attention to detail, good at prioritising tasks and a great team player. You will have the ability to stay calm under pressure and a methodical and thorough approach to work.
People & Self Development. You will have a keen approach towards self-development. If you are looking for a future career and progression within a growing company This really is a fantastic opportunity to join the team who consistently strive to provide an excellent service and build a strong, positive reputation within the business. You will have the ability to self-motivate, self-manage and work both autonomously and as part of a team.

If you’re excited about working for our company and believe you’re a good fit for this role, we encourage you to apply. You may be exactly the person we’re looking for!


“Let us be your employer of choice”.



EV CARGO have grown to become a predominate international supply chain partner to many of the world’s leading brands. We enable customer success through market leading air, ocean, surface freight, logistics, supply chain and technology solutions. Our growth is accelerating around the world.



Equality, diversity and inclusivity are at the heart of everything EV Cargo does.  We offer a diverse and inclusive community that respects individuals and enables them to strive for success in order to contribute positively and sustainably to the business.  By creating this environment in which everyone can express and develop their potential, from the moment they are hired and throughout their career, means ensuring that all our colleagues have the same opportunity to succeed, regardless of origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or affiliation with a political, religious, union, organisation or minority group.


EV Cargo reserves the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date if a high volume of applications is received. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are not able to provide detailed feedback to applicants that were not shortlisted. 

You must have the legal right to live and work in the United Kingdom.

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How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this role please use the below link: Transport Planner - Career portal (dayforcehcm.com)    

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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