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ID:  527492

Northamptonshire, GB

Transport Planner

CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. We are supply chain experts. We live and breathe logistics every day. Above all, we believe that this is a people business. That’s why we are building a global culture of teamwork and respect. We encourage initiative, and we engage and empower our diverse workforce to grow their careers within CEVA.

CEVA Logistics offers a broad range of end-to-end, customized solutions in both Contract Logistics and Freight Management thanks to our approximately 98,000 employees at more than 1,000 facilities in 160 countries worldwide. With the recent acquisition of the former Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services business, we are building one of the world’s leading end-to-end eCommerce service offerings through the dedication and passion of our people—the heartbeat of our organization. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?




Our Multi-User operation based in Kettering have an exciting opportunity for a meticulous and performance driven Transport Planner where you will be responsible for the daily transport plan covering delivery demands across the UK.




Reporting into the Transport Supervisor, you will manage, monitor, and develop the daily transport plan ensuring where you will utilise CEVA fleet and sub-contractors balancing cost and service to ensure a smooth, efficient, and robust delivery plan that meets and exceeds operational objectives. With excellent transportation and geographical knowledge, you will liaise with internal colleagues, the client and end customers to ensure service levels are met and issues raised are captured and investigated. You will administer and promote all aspects of the transport operation in line with company policy, procedures, and transport regulations and compliance.


You will closely monitor client volume forecasts that will support with future transport plans, resource allocation and operational objectives. You will create, produce, and present accurate measurements of KPIs, analysing the data looking for trends to determine opportunities for growth and sharing with operational management and client monthly reports.


You will also support Transport Clerks with the drivers in daily duties by conducting pre-briefs and de-briefs, maintaining regular contact with drivers throughout the day ensuring the delivery of transport plan.

This is a Monday to Friday role - 10:00 - 18:30.




To be successful in your application you will already be operating within a transport environment acting in a transport planning role. You will have comprehensive knowledge and awareness of tachograph legislation and working time directive to enable you to plan efficiently and effectively. Experience of using Paragon is desirable but training will be provided. You will be comfortable engaging with individuals at all levels both inside and outside of the organisation via telephone and email, be a natural communicator, problem solver and team player, who is able to manage conflicting priorities to meet operational deadlines. 


You will have previous experience of using Transport Management Systems such as Trans-NET, or equivalent, skilled in analysing and interpreting data with a focus on cost control and save. You will also be experienced in relevant MS Packages such as Word and Excel, experienced in managing, updating, and analysing spreadsheets. 




With a genuine culture of reward and recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package that includes competitive annual leave entitlement with a fantastic holiday buy scheme, pension and life assurance along with access to an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and money off vouchers for a diverse range of retail, travel and hospitality brands. There’s no doubt that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then please do get in touch to find your next role.




We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. Join CEVA for a challenging career.

CEVA Logistics UK&I is committed to attracting, acquiring and retaining the best possible candidates  in an equal and inclusive way that is consistent with employment legislation and best practice. We aim to select the best available person for  every vacancy irrespective of age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, political beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment and marital or civil partnership status.
Please note that candidates will be subject to the necessary right to work checks for the UK and Ireland. IND1

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