Transport Planner- Galway


The role of Transport Planner is an integral part of our core business. The planner is primarily responsible for the planning and scheduling of company resources (Transporters and Drivers) and ensures that customer service.

General Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate & control the delivery cycle. This will include the core Irish transport business and/or a specific contract overseas and/or dealer to dealer business
  • Build loads (electronically) for collection
  • Plan and assign loads to drivers (including route & journey time planning) and ensure all drivers are aware of their allocated job, giving full consideration to all health and safety regulations
  • Communicate professionally, effectively and assertively with drivers and harness good working relations
  • Monitor units that could potentially be late and communicate to customer
  • Assist with the scheduling of transporters for service/maintenance checks
  • Check transporter locations regularly to ensure they are located as planned


  • At least 2 years experience in route planning
  • Skills in communication, problem solving, planning and organizing
  • Very strong PC skills
  • An in depth understanding of the Logistics/ Transport Industry
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Relevant professional qualification is desirable

Full time, Permanent 

Hours: 3pm - 11pm 


For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact Mark Farrell on 021 233 9200 / 

Please note that your application for this vacancy will be forwarded to all the consultants in The Logiskills Group as you may be suitable for other roles that we are unable to advertise.