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Route Planner - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Company Information Posted : 13-02-2018
Company :  Breezemount
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Job Type : Permanent - Fulltime
Duration : Permanent
Category : Logistics/Transportation
Recruiter Reference : 277053
URL for applications : Click to apply
Salary : 26000 - 30000 UKP per year
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Start Publishing : 13-02-2018
Stop Publishing : 13-03-2018
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Description Breezemount are leading providers of 2-person home delivery services – we are now recruiting for a Trainee Route Planner with good communications skills looking to develop their planning skills and abilities.

The Route Planner plays a key part of the planning system, building and planning routes to customers for own fleet and sub-contractor vehicles ensuring maximum use of resources in a cost-effective manner.

You will be responsible for planning orders / delivery routes using company or Client provided software including but not limited to Paragon Route Planning in accordance with Client deadlines and parameters:

maintain master data within Paragon, updating sites, delivery vehicle resources, shift patterns and mapping data in line with business requirements
use site and driver feedback to amend and update mapping to include regional ‘rush hour’ zones and vehicle restrictions
monitor and review activity levels to identify potential cost reduction/efficiency opportunities
update KPI information and management reporting as required.

The role is a full time, permanent and home-based position working 40 hours per week between 10:00 pm – 06:30 am, 5 days from 7 including weekends and bank holidays on a 3 week-rolling rota giving your 1 in 3 weekends off.

This role would suit a computer literate candidate with good communications skills looking to develop their skills and abilities working in a fast-paced environment:

knowledge of routing and driving hour's legislation
experience of planning in Paragon software desirable, ideally in a home delivery environment, however training will be provided
sound geographical knowledge of the UK transport infrastructure
advanced MS Excel skills
ability to work to strict deadlines and make decisions whilst under pressure.

Breezemount really value their staff and offer a friendly working environment, wide range of employee discounts, pension and great opportunities for progression.

We hope you have enough information about the role in order to apply:

Breezemount are an equal opportunities employer.
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