Head Office, 17-27 Queen's Square
17-27 Queen's Square
North Yorkshire

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 7th May 2021

The Company

PD Ports are a leading UK ports business offering end to end supply chain solutions and employing over 1200 people across the UK.  With headquarters in the North East of England, PD Ports operates at key UK ports and logistics centres nationwide.

The Role

Based in the Transport Department at Teesport, Middlesbrough an exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Transport Planner.

Working in a busy department you will work alongside the existing transport team to assist with the continued growth of the modern distribution fleet. You will be responsible for the smooth running of day to day operations and implementation of successful contract wins.  In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring the existing transport operation remains compliant through close coordination with the Transport Manager.

The main duties of the role will include:

  • Plan, coordinate and control all inbound and outbound traffic
  • Ensure customer requests and special instructions are actioned
  • Ensure all health and safety requirements are met in accordance with safe working practices, security protocols and effective training
  • Communicate with other Transport Planners to ensure an efficient and cost-effective operation

The ideal candidate will be an effective organiser with excellent IT, communication and customer service skills. Previous experience and sound geographical knowledge is highly desirable, although full training will be given.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will need experience in all avenues of transport including flat trailers, curtain-sider’s and containers plus the knowledge to back load vehicles throughout the UK. Able to provide a first-class transport service to our customers whilst ensuring Health and Safety is not jeopardised and have the ability to plan vehicles effectively to meet departmental budgets and individual/business KPI’s.

On offer is an opportunity to join a global logistics company who are well positioned to further expand their business, so if you feel you have the necessary skills, knowledge and attitude to join our team please apply in writing by providing a full CV and cover letter to:

Group HR Department

PD Ports

17-27 Queen’s Square


TS2 1AH        

Or alternatively via e-mail:  hr.admin@pdports.co.uk

Salary: In the region of £27,000


Award Winning

PD Ports awarded Gold Status from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for its commitment to health and safety excellence for the third consecutive year.

PD Ports - RoSPA Award Winner 2023