Assistant Traffic Planner

  • Location
    Stourport-On-Severn, Worcestershire
  • Salary
    £ 21000 - £ 24000 / Year
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Transport & Logistics
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Transport and Logistics
  • External Reference
    JN-032020-123659

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.



Responsibilities:



  • 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