Apprentice Transport Planner Transafe Logisitics Limited

Transafe Logistics are searching for a new apprentice to support with their office-based logistics operations. You will learn the role of a Transport Planner, gaining specialist industry knowledge. You will work with the planning team to assist in maintaining good relationships with drivers and other key stakeholders.

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Closing date: 03 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50 to £18,525.00

    Wage negotiable depending on experience.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, with some flexibility over start/finish time, within daytime hours. Occasional Saturday mornings. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Work towards building a good knowledge of operational processes and compliance surrounding trucks and drivers
  • Support other team members in problem-solving, carrying out root cause analysis and driving improvements
  • Continually deliver towards KPI targets and provide recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Work towards building a good knowledge of day-to-day equipment for all trucks and drivers
  • Gain excellent geographical knowledge
  • Assisting with general administrative duties
  • All other associated duties as required

Key Skills:

  • Interested in learning about logistics and driver compliance
  • Attention to detail
  • Competitive and can-do, positive attitude
  • Good IT skills covering Microsoft packages

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 2 Supply Chain Operator Apprenticeship Standard
  • A bespoke programme of practical, technical and vocational learning
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if applicable)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Transafe Logistics are offering this position with a view to the role becoming permanent for the right candidate, with an opportunity for internal progression. As part of the apprenticeship, you will receive training and support, to fully understand the Transport Planning role, and the wider logistics industry

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Proactive, Keen to Learn and Develop


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4/ C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4/ C) Essential

Things to consider

Transafe Logistics is based on North Moss Lane in Stallingborough. Please check the location and ensure you would be able to travel to work on a daily basis. Depending on your location, it may be possible to travel with other members of staff.

About the employer

Transafe Logistics Limited are a leading cargo and freight company, providing specialist contract logistics. As a new apprentice, you will be fully trained and supported, learning about the wider group and supporting different areas of the business.


Transafe Logisitics Limited





DN41 8DD

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Training provider



Helena Gollings


Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain operator

Level 2 (GCSE)

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