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Job Req Number:  80654
Time Type: Full Time

Distribution Hub Trunk Planner 

Purpose of the role

  • Working with the distribution team to deliver customers freight within the agreed timescale and customers specifications for each consignment.
  • Using all tools available to ensure that customers freight is delivered “on time and in Full”, whilst growing our Gross Profit.
  • Deliver best in class performance by planning trunk routes to consistently achieve against a range of measures: (including but not limited to) fleet utilisation, Health, safety and legal requirements, customer specifications (times) etc following all company processes and procedures.
  • To cover for the domestic planner when they are absent, planning the core domestic fleet to provide next day / same day service (required to work different shift pattern when covering.
  • Conduct a daily review of the previous day’s performance creating the Trunk report, to understand the Root Cause of any failed deliveries and create solutions to prevent re-occurrence, with feedback provided to management and the wider team.
  • Achieve your performance targets and objectives, acting upon opportunities for improvement as well as building on your own strengths.
  • Liaising with colleagues and 3rd parties around the UK to ensure a joint approach to delivering our customers freight
  • Work alongside the team to produce management reports as and when required.
  • Role model our corporate values, working as part of the distribution team to improve how we collaborate with others, communicate in a respectful way, and embrace a culture of coaching and feedback.
  • To Continually grow your own knowledge and skills, enabling you to cover multiple roles as and when required.
  • Provide handover feedback at the end of every day to Management, supervisor, and colleagues.

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive Salary Package and an opportunity to be a part of and grow within a driven and successful company, with a team of 75,000, operating in over 95+ countries.
  • Be part of a company that has strong ambitions and targets for sustainability initiatives, both internally and externally. For further details on how DSV is working towards these targets, please see here.
  • Be part of a company that has strong company values, to find out more about DSV, including our Values, click here.
  • In addition, we can offer access to a selection of employee benefits, such as:
    • Enhanced Annual Leave Entitlement from your start, which increases with length of service.
    • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme for Ultra-Low Emissions Cars
    • Salary Sacrifice Cycle Scheme
    • WeCare App, for support with physical and mental wellbeing, including access to GPs for you and your dependents.
    • LifeWorks app for access to cashback and discounts on high street and online brands.
    • Life Insurance and which includes access to expert probate support.
    • Eyecare Voucher Scheme

We do not accept CV details from Recruitment Agencies unless DSV have engaged directly regarding the role requirements beforehand. If you are a Recruitment Agency, please contact to discuss


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DSV – Global Transport and Logistics

DSV is a dynamic workplace that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. When you join DSV, you are working for one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. You’ll join a talented team of approximately 75,000 employees in over 80 countries, working passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. DSV aspires to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.

We promote collaboration and transparency and strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people in a culture of respect. If you are driven, talented and wish to be part of a progressive and versatile organisation, we’ll support you and your need to achieve your potential and forward your career.

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