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Posting Date:  27 Jun 2024

Bedford, GB

Entity / company:  Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company

Logistics Route Planner

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Logistics Route Planner


45 hours per week. Working 9 hours per day, around the core hours of 6am to 6pm, on a Monday to Friday basis, flexibility required to cover other days to suit business needs.

Competitive Salary with extensive benefits: product allowance, bonus scheme, access to 24/7 GP services, company pension contribution, generous holiday (inc. bank holidays), life assurance and access to a range of high street discounts.


Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company (CMBC) is one of the leading, historic brewers in the UK. Formed out of a joint venture between Carlsberg UK and Marston’s PLC, we combine over 300 years of shared values, history, and heritage in UK brewing.


We are now recruiting for a Logistics Route Planner to join us. Reporting to the Depot Manager, this role will be responsible for route planning and supporting our drivers in the transport of our stock of lagers, ales, and craft beers from our Bedford depot to our customers.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Planning, directing, and controlling the activities of the CMBC Transport Team
  • Ensuring planned routes are in line with working time directive (WTD) and drivers’ hours.
  • Producing optimal transport plans and approving transport routes.
  • Assisting the Transport Planning Supervisor to ensure the department runs efficiently and effectively.
  • Monitoring the Transport Management software.
  • Liaising with our depots and customers as required on deliveries and any issues.
  • Ensuring the department complies with health and safety legislation.
  • Producing cost efficient operational transport plans daily

Experience and Key Attributes:

  • IT literate with experience using MS Office and SAP preferred, not required.
  • Experience in a similar transport or route planning role
  • Experience using DiPS planning system preferred however not required
  • Basic knowledge of working time directive and vehicle restrictions
  • Numeracy and literacy with attention to detail
  • Communication at all levels of the business

This is an exciting time to join the business whose founders believed in quality, research, and developing the community. They looked to the future, prizing long-term growth over short-term gain. At Carlsberg Marston's Brewing Company (CMBC), we are making a difference. Diverse people with diverse skills, working together and at speed. Navigating changes in society, technology, and consumer preference. If you need reasonable adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter, who will be able to advise and support you.


So, what are you waiting for? Apply today and a member of the recruitment team will be in touch!



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CMBC is a new company, fuelled by highly engaged, empowered and passionate employees who will go above and beyond to deliver best in class customer service and help grow our portfolio of brands and business. With their entrepreneurial spirit, these employees take personal accountability and initiative to act and find solutions. Our employees work hard and have fun, enjoying supportive relationships that extend across the whole business.

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