Be part of our logistics future

At McLanachan Transport, we pride ourselves on our family-run business, which has grown steadily over our 35 plus years in transport logistics. Many of our employees have been part of the company for many years, which helps create a healthy and secure working environment.

We are always looking to recruit new drivers, especially those with European haulage experience. Please upload your CV, and we will be in touch if we want to chat about vacancies. Any current vacancies are listed below.

Current vacancies

Any current vacancies are listed below - please scroll to view all vacancies. We are always looking for dedicated UK and European HGV Drivers, please upload your CV below.

Transport Planner - Salary - NEGOTIABLE on experience

Job Description: Our customers have grown to trust McLanachan Transport to deliver on time throughout the UK and Europe. As a direct result of our high customer satisfaction, we are going through a period of growth and need to increase the number of planners within our team.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

This role involves coordinating vehicles and loads to ensure that customers meet time deadlines and bookings run to schedule.

Main Responsibilities

  • To schedule and plan routes ensuring optimisation and effective use of all company vehicles
  • To ensure company compliance with all transport policies, legislation, and procedures
  • To be responsible for the day-to-day supervision of drivers
  • To ensure the smooth operation of the Transport Office, compiling and maintaining documentation and managing information
  • To be responsible for ensuring drivers operate safely and legally and comply with WTD and Driver Hours legislation
  • To answer queries and enquiries from both external customers and internal communications 

Your Experience

  • Previous experience in traffic planning – at least two years
  • Be able to meet customers KPI's
  • Good Customer Service Skills
  • Be familiar with transport planning software
  • Good communication skills, both written & oral
  • IT Literate
  • Follow procedures as directed by customers and management
  • A driving license is essential


If you are interested in this role, please call us on 01698 813248 0r, complete the form below and upload your cv.