Transport planning assistant

Temp Station are delighted to announce we are currently recruiting a transport planning assistant to join a busy and established freight forwarding client in the Normanton WF6 area on a permanent basis.


Transport Planning assistant job description:


  • Assist in ensuring the planned runs are achieved in a timely manner exceeding customer needs.
  • Communicating with operations department, customers and hauliers
  • Managing all POD’s, uploading them into the TMS and sending any POD requests onto the customer or colleague
  • Keeping the transport and sub-contractor log up to date
  • Speaking to drivers throughout the day, checking on progress and dealing with any issues that may arise during the shift
  • Following and improving processes linked to performance
  • Booking out of area or hazardous jobs onto the pallet network/Hazchem portals
  • Providing quotes internally and externally, via calls and emails
  • Provide holiday cover for the planners
  • Will be required to be the lead planner during periods of annual leave throughout the year
  • MUST have at least 3 years’ experience working in a fast paced Transport department
  • MUST have an understanding of drivers working hours and driving time regulations
  • MUST have a good geographical understanding of the UK road networks


What they can offer:


– £24,000 – £26,000 depending on experience

– Wellbeing Incentives

– Free Car Park

– 5 weeks annual leave per year

– Company uniform (optional)

– Corporate Events