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Transport Planner & Administrator Fort William 2023

The successful candidate will be joining a well-established team who have the necessary skills and experience to deliver a first-class transport and logistics service to our customers.

The successful candidate must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly excel. Being highly organised with good administration skills is essential for this role along with being adaptable to change.

About you

  • Previous experience in a Transport/Logistics role or relevant qualification within this field
  • Knowledge of MS Office; particularly excel and outlook
  • Confident, professional manner;
  • Strong organisational skills with excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to think ahead and regularly cope with new/unexpected circumstances and tight deadlines.

Main responsibilities

  • Assisting and coordinate with the transport team to ensure all customer requirements are met
  • Ensuring that safe and legal compliance is followed at all times
  • Working with the planning team to make best utilisation of vehicles
  • Communicating work allocation with drivers
  • Keeping internal systems and processes up to date
  • Any other tasks as assigned by management;
  • Ensure that you conduct yourself in a business like and professional manner at all times;
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise your workload;
  • Ability to ensure confidentiality is adhered to at all times.


  • Competitive rates of pay + overtime rates for weekend working
  • Flexible holidays – 28 days paid leave per annum (pro-rata), enhanced with service
  • Aggregated holiday pay
  • Loyalty payment scheme
  • Employer Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Occupational health surveillance
  • Group life assurance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Training & support from day one and throughout your career with the Company
  • Relocation support and accommodation available for the right applicants
Rolling deadline