Kerfoot Packed Oil Third Party Logistics Planner

Kerfoot Packed Oil Third Party Logistics Planner

Responsible for KPO Oils 3PL delivery planning and co-ordination

Job Title Kerfoot Packed Oil Third Party Logistics Planner
Job Function Responsible for KPO Oils 3PL delivery planning and co-ordination
Reports To Planning Manager
Location The Olive House, Northallerton
Date 2019


The Third Party Logistics planner will be responsible for the planning and scheduling of all customer deliveries and collections for the Kerfoot Packed division. They will achieve this by using 3rd party hauliers either through pallet networks, groupage or general ensuring the most cost effective efficient delivery of our oil throughout the UK and Internationally. The Third party planner will work closely with our in house Fleet Planner, Commercial team and Production divisions in order to optimise the daily, weekly and monthly delivery plans.


• Planning, scheduling and processing all KPO deliveries nationally and internationally through 3rd party providers
• Raising of Purchases orders for all 3rd party suppliers and checking them off against the supplier invoice
• Providing solutions and contingency plans for encountered or expected delivery issue
• Work closely with our haulage providers to maximise performance and drive efficiency and Highlight any dips in performance
• Communicate with sales and production to ensure plans are achievable
• Process all relevant transport documents
• Managing the collections of finished goods form our two sites in Goole


• Experience in planning and coordinating deliveries using 3rd party haulage providers (international experience an advantage)
• Experiencing using Pallet Network Systems
• Excellent communication skills
• KPI driven with a proven track record of optimisation
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Experience with continuous improvement
• Good computer skills including Microsoft Excel
• Ability to maintain control in a busy, fast paced working environment
• Good at prioritising and able to delegate when required
• Professional appearance, represents the business well at all times