Assistant Traffic Manager - Blackpool 33843

Assistant Traffic Manager - Blackpool


Assistant Traffic Manager


Salary £20,000 - £25,000

Supporting & Deputising for the Traffic Manager to assist in the efficient, cost effective and safe running of the Fleet of vehicles and trailers, (also sub-contractors where necessary) ensuring maximum profitability for the Company.

Key Accountabilities

  • Plan, co-ordinate and schedule the cost effective and safe transportation of abnormal loads in and around the UK.
  • Ensure the fleet is used in the most efficient way whilst maintaining and where possible improving customer relations.
  • Plan routes, schedule delivery times, and liaise with customers and suppliers.
  • Arrange for escort, siting and connection services.
  • Working with the workshop manager arrange vehicle maintenance and down time.
  • Respond promptly to customer enquiries, providing accurate quotes in accordance with company procedures.
  • Follow up on all enquiries turning them into new business where possible.
  • Recording of customer complaints and accident/damages in accordance with company procedures, ensuring they are dealt with promptly and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible for the development and training of team of Drivers, Drivers’ mates, and siters
  • Keeping accurate records of Driving Licence checks
  • Expected to attend RHA seminars to keep skills and knowledge up to date.


Knowledge Skills & Experience

  • Excellent understanding of the UK road transport system, together with UK and EU law, affecting the transportation of abnormal loads.
  • Extensive knowledge of HGV driver management, including tachograph laws.
  • Excellent geographical knowledge
  • Computer literate, with excellent and in depth knowledge of Travel Manager Software.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Experienced in producing accurate and legible data.
  • Holding C/C+E license/drivers card and Drivers CPC would be advantageous.


Due to the nature of the industry there may be a requirement for you to work ‘out of hours’ which may include evenings and weekends, subject to breakdowns and the needs of the business.

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