Distribution Planner

Distribution Planner Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Distribution Planner to join our team.


  • Liaising directly with 3rd party transport suppliers;
  • Process orders planned by Sales Representatives;
  • Aim to plan for around 150 loads of materials each week;
  • Assist in negotiating rates with both customers and transport providers;
  • Focus on providing efficiency’s within the transport network, in order to maximise profits;
  • Aim to plan loads in the most profitable way, but driving efficiency’s;
  • Successfully plan a large national transport network.


  • Experience planning transport networks with over 100 movements per-week;
  • Experience of working to deadlines in a time-critical logistics environment;
  • Ideally educated to Degree level or equivalent;
  • A drive to succeed and better targets;
  • The ability to commute within the wider Derbyshire area;
  • A flair for customer service;
  • Willingness to learn.

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