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Transport Planning Administrator

About the role

The Planning team form an essential part of this business working closely with the Transport teams at all depots to ensure our products are delivered on time and in an efficient manner.


The role would be an excellent opportunity for somebody looking to develop their skill base & knowledge of the business. The person we are looking for will be highly motivated, well organised with a can-do attitude.

Role Responsibility

This is an excellent opportunity for somebody who will take responsibility for aspects of the business’s transport planning and give them a solid grounding in Transport & Logistics planning in an FMCG environment.


Knowledge of the workings and legislation of the UK transport sector would be preferable along with previous experience working in a Transport & Distribution environment, although the latter is not essential.


The ability to work in a busy, fast-moving environment is a necessity. Candidates will ideally have a great deal of tenacity and self-motivation that will allow them not just to get to the root of the problems but the motivation to solve them too.

  • Controlling the flow of information between the Planning team and the National Account management teams.
  • Assisting in the capture, maintenance and review of the key data required in the planning process, including reporting on this.
  • Assisting with the administration of Risk Assessments for our delivery locations and helping analyse performance data using the Power BI dashboard.
  • Reliability and flexibility are also key aspects of this varied role.

You will need

The job involves extensive use of MS Office software, and the successful applicant should be able to use Excel to an intermediate standard to manipulate data confidently, quickly and accurately. They should also ideally be comfortable using I.T. applications.


You will be expected to have the ability to work unsupervised at times and be comfortable working on amongst other applications MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, the Minster system, Microlise and our Power BI reporting suite.



  • Are you enthusiastic, committed & driven to achieve effective results and reach all targets?
  • Have an accurate and methodical approach to your work?
  • Well organised and self-motivated with the ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Are you a confident communicator, able to present work in a clear and concise manner?

The ability to build working relationships and form part of a small hard-working team is vital along with a clear willingness to get involved.

Working Hours:

Monday to Friday 0900-1730 and no Sundays or Bank Holidays

We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

What's in it for you

Benefits:  Pension, 26 days Holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme.

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 25% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

About us

About Us

We have always aspired to be the Best and now we are.

We are so confident in our supply chain, our people and our service that we can truly live up to our name, The Best Food Logistics company. Our people are what make us the best. We take the greatest care to commit to our vision and values with each interaction and at every touch point through the supply chain. There is no magic system to what we do. We stick to our values, and everything else falls into place. We are proud of our simplicity and straightforward approach.

We love our customers! We want them to love us! We aim to do that by providing great service, every day, by providing value with vision, and performance with passion.

Be part of something special.  Join our team at Booker.

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country. 

Booker Group comprises of Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud, Best Logistics and Chef Direct.  Our customers include Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens and Londis retailers and we have one shared aim - improving choice, price and service for all our customers.

Our business is incredibly diverse, so it takes a wide range of skills to deliver the exceptional service our customers require.

Wherever you join us, you’ll be part of an organisation that will help your career to keep moving forward.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*



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