Transport Planner (Powders)


The role of trainee planner will involve being trained to execute the allocated plan daily and ensure the drivers and tanks are where they should be at the allocated time. To be the main point of contact for drivers and customers on a daily basis.


Starting £26,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking

Shift: Monday to Friday 07:30- 17:30

Location: Bromborough

Support and development provided:

  • Product compatibility reporting
  • Route planning (on job training)

Salary to increase to £36,000.00 when fully trained.


The Trainee Planner role will involve the following elements:

Transport Planning:

  • Supporting the planning team in executing the allocated plan daily and ensure the drivers and tanks are where they should be at the allotted time.
  • Route planning support (will be trained in bulk powders)
  • To be a key point of contact for drivers
  • To assemble planning performance KPI’s for Senior Management and support planning functions in other depots as required.
  • Driver communication.


Customer Service:

  • To be a key point of contact for customers
  • Phone calls and order entry & amendments
  • Preparing customer KPIs and reports
  • Holiday cover for Transport Planner (once fully trained to cover the basis of the role)


The Individual:

  • We are keen to employ an individual with energy and preferably some previous experience within a busy transport planning environment.
  • Someone who is ready for a challenge and keen to build a career in Transport & Logistics.
  • Ideally a minimum of 3 GCSE’s or equivalence (incl. Maths & English grade C+) .
  • Organised and professional in approach



  • Abbey Logistics Group is made up of three industry-leading divisions operating at the highest level in their respective fields. Our business is based on exceptional talent and strong values and our people are the key to our success.
  • We have a proud record of accomplishment for identifying, attracting and developing the best talent in the logistics sector, which has enabled us to continue moving the business forward, growing with existing customers and attracting new business to the group.
  • The business is growing rapidly. We are now the UK’s largest bulk food powder and liquids logistics provider and have diversified into other markets as our reputation for excellent customer service, best in class operations and our pro-active can-do spirit has spread.
  • Joining us is an opportunity to challenge yourself and work in a competitive, exciting and highly rewarding industry.
  • We have created a positive environment and our people thrive on overcoming challenges and exceeding our customers’ expectations.


To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to

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