Global logistics, UK and Ireland distribution, warehouse storage, customised contract packaging and worldwide freight services

Night Traffic Planner

Salary: £27,000 per annum

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Manchester

AKW Global Logistics are looking to recruit a Night Traffic Planner to plan/route the northwest distribution fleet safely within the boundaries of all current transport legislation, whilst maintaining profitability and ensuring targets are met.

Working Hours: Monday – Friday working 10 hours a day including 30 minute lunch break

Roles & responsibilities :

  • Ensure all jobs have been allocated a delivery vehicle and documentation sent to warehouse for loading
  • Ensure all planned vehicles are fully utilised
  • Ensure all planned routes have complete set of delivery notes.
  • To complete mentor duties by agreed deadlines including the documenting of any meetings required
  • Support team members
  • Communicate any issues that could compromise our service
  • Core competencies:
  • Works as an effective member of the team
  • Attend and contribute appropriately to formal and informal team meetings
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with colleagues, suppliers and customers in a timely fashion
  • Positively influence the improvement of the service provided
  • Implement all relevant company policies
  • Work with awareness of H&S, Fire & Equal opportunities regulations
  • Lead and advise on areas of own technical expertise
  • Apply knowledge and experience to positively influence operational decision making
  • Consistently demonstrate high levels of commercial awareness
  • Demonstrate good use of leadership and delegation skills
  • Able to work alone on own initiative and/or as part of a team

Skills experience & qualifications :

  • A good knowledge and understanding of all current transport legislation
  • Excellent planning + routing ability
  • CPC National (Preferred but not required depending on experience)
  • Man management/Team building and coaching skills (Preferred but not required depending on experience)
  • Driving licence


We offer all of our employee’s fantastic company benefits, including: 

  • Pension
  • Loyalty Awards (Recognises employees with 5, 10, 20, 30 and 40 years’ service).
  • Employee Benefits Platform (Includes a Cycle to work scheme and access to a range of offers and discounts).
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee and customer referral schemes