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The role of the Transport Planner is to be a committed member of the 24/7 Transport team. To work collaboratively with all transport operations to deliver the shared aim of consistently providing excellent services for their customers.

This role is 37.5 hours per week, working nights with the opportunity to work overtime. Salary £40,000 per annum.

Your main responsibilities on a day to day basis will be:-
• To build strong, collaborative relationships with our customers, putting their best interest at the forefront of everything we do, delivering consistently high levels of customer satisfaction to over 35 airlines in the UK and Europe.
• Managing high volumes of workload, circa 600 emails a day, as well as dealing with cliental on the phone.
• Planning workloads to ensure all targets are planned, met and exceeded consistently.
• Leading in delivering a solution driven attitude when managing changes to 'on the day bookings' (60% of... all transport is pre booked, 40% is on the day bookings).
• Ensuring that the company operates within all agreed operational procedures and within statutory requirements including the provision and maintenance of a safe working environment.

To be successful in this role you will need:-
• Previous knowledge of transport planning.
• Previous experience of working in a busy transport operation.
• Knowledge of Air and Road Logistics.
• Experience of working in a busy office environment.
• Adaptable and able to think on your feet.
• Ability to work under pressure.

Please note that successful candidates will be subject to a background check including a criminal record check, 5 year employment history and a drug & alcohol test.

Our Values

Focus on Customers

We work proactively with our customers request and our customers’ customers to make sure we deliver what we have contracted to deliver. Without our customers, there is no WFS.


We treat our people & stakeholders with respect and care building trust via open, honest and straightforward communication. We always operate within the boundaries of our code of conduct and ethics policies.


We do our jobs well, being accountable for our actions and taking responsibility for our work and those around us. We lead by example.

Safety & Security

We sincerely believe that safety & security is our number one priority at all times. We will do what we are trained to do, we will never take short-cuts and we will always speak up where we see compromises being taken.


We all work as part of a team, enjoying what we do, collaborating with our colleagues and relying on their expertise to make a valuable contribution to WFS.


About Worldwide Flight Services

WFS is one of the world's leading ground handling organisations, providing high quality cargo, passenger, premium, ramp, baggage and technical services across a network spanning over 188 locations in more than 22 countries on five continents.

In our UK business, which employs more than 700 people across 19 sites all over the country, we have a clear vision: to empower our people, always look for improvements and lead our industry with great customer focus
United Kingdom


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