Assistant Traffic Planner

  • Location
    Stourport-On-Severn, Worcestershire
  • Salary
    £ 21000 - £ 24000 / Year
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Transport & Logistics
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Transport and Logistics
  • External Reference

Assistant Traffic Planner

12 months maternity cover

Salary: £21,000-£24,000

Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm

Job Purpose

Assisting with planning fleet traffic to ensure that the Logistics department by ensuring driver and vehicle productivity are maximised. Being achieved through proactive management of routes and rotas, effective communication and problem solving.


  • Planning routes that promote efficiency and manage contingency planning

  • Producing and maintaining driver and vehicle rotas within the routes and any additional challenges

  • Prioritising and cancelling jobs depending on the needs of the business

  • Taking ownership problems such as incidents, load rejections, access issues, etc.

  • Liaising with customers, drivers and sub-contractors and escalate to management when appropriate

  • Providing ETA's when requested and keep a record of all POD's

  • Daily updating of spreadsheets, data inputting and reporting

  • Collate and submit driver timesheets to Payroll

  • To monitor, report and communicate driver absenteeism to management and HR

Skills & key requirements

  • IT skills including outlook, word and excel.

  • Excellent Customer service skills.

  • A high level of attention to detail.

  • Ability to work well in a pressurised environment.

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Please apply with your CV to: Megan Williams