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Transport Planner

Immingham, England, United KingdomLiquid - Planning

Job description

Den Hartogh Logistics is a leading bulk Logistics Service Provider to the Chemical, Gas, Polymer and Dry Bulk Food industry. We have integrated our Logistic Services in four Business Units: Liquid Logistics, Global Logistics, Gas Logistics, and Dry Bulk Logistics. Safety and Operational Excellence are embedded in our culture. We understand the value of networks and partnerships, and therefore focus on developing SMART logistic solutions together with our customers and suppliers.

Den Hartogh has a presence in every region of the world, with premises/offices in 50 locations within 29 countries. Our workforce consists of more than 2,100 people and our modern equipment includes 23,970 tank containers, 5,791 dry bulk containers and specialised dry bulk trailers, 340 tank trailers and 659 trucks.

About the Role:

We are looking for motivated and driven team players, responsibilities will include:

• Cost effective planning of all vehicle routes by fully utilising a range of modalities to the required level of customer service
• Maintaining an excellent working knowledge of all legislation that is relevant to the transport industry and working in accordance with this
• Managing driver hours – start / finish times and route optimisation
• Managing and ensuring adequate resource is available i.e. drivers and transportation methods.
• Communicating with third party sub-contractors
• Good knowledge of planning systems and processes
• Processing departmental documentation and drivers’ paperwork
• Responding to telephone calls, emails etc. in a timely manner by providing a friendly and supportive service

Job requirements

About you:

Successful candidates will have strong organisational skills, be an excellent communicator and eager to understand our business. Furthermore, you will have:

• Experience of working in a similar role with a global company in a planning logistics network and fleet management
• Clear and effective communicator
• Experience of working within a time critical service environment
• A logical thinker with the ability to multitask and prioritise
• Ability to work well under pressure
• Proficient in Word and Excel, and demonstrate competence around IT platforms and software packages
• Experience of third party logistics and service partners
• Look to continually seek improvement
• Logistical background experience essential

What we offer:

• A position in the centre of operations
• A workplace where we believe in giving trust, responsibility and taking ownership
• A dynamic environment with a strong focus on operational excellence. Ambition, improvement, innovation and fun in business are part of our DNA.
• Attractive Den Hartogh benefits package:
   • competitive salary
   • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
   • pension with company 5% contribution (increasing to 7.5% after 2 years)
   • cycle to work scheme
   • death in service cover
   • access to EAP
   • full training
   • scope for professional and personal development
   • social events in an inclusive environment
   • access to a benefits hub providing discounts on several retailers and services
   • CSP scheme

How to apply

Please apply via the link on this page. The closing date for applications is 10 April 2023.  For more information about the role, please contact Sarah Langridge, HR Co-ordinator ( 

Immingham, England, United Kingdom
Liquid - Planning

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