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Night Traffic Planner - based at Uddingston G71 6PB or Longtown CA6 5LY

Job Title:

Night Traffic Planner

Reports to:

Operations First Line Manager


Uddingston G71 6PB (Glasgow)
Longtown CA6 5LY (Carlisle)

Job Purpose


To efficiently plan ensuring the most efficient use of vehicles and drivers whilst taking account of the relevant legislation. All related information must be accurately recorded onto company and other IT systems.


Key Responsibilities


  • Responsible for planning within the G/ML postcodes.

  • Responsible for ensuring efficient utilisation of vehicles, drivers and other resources while taking account of WTR and Drivers Hours Rules, vehicle weights and dimension and the Road Traffic Act.

  • Ensure all delivery’s routed in the most efficient way while ensuring agreed schedules are met and data recorded.

  • Work with colleagues to monitor / push trunking operation through hub and deal with any issues that arise.

  • Communicate with drivers and traffic teams as required.

  • Monitor & update relevant systems as required.

  • Complete relevant traffic reports as required

  • Work with other WMA departments, Palletforce Members and Network.


Core Responsibilities (applicable to all employees)


  • To promote best practice in maintaining high levels of Customer Service

  • You must comply with all health and safety rules and regulations regarding the health and safety of yourself and others who may be affected by your acts or omissions.

  • Report any health and safety issues including accidents to self.

  • Follow all site rules.

  • You must comply with all relevant legislation.

  • Undertake such other duties that are required from time to time commensurate with this position.

  • Promote Wm. Armstrong in line with current company values, beliefs and branding.


Direct Reports


Internal and External Relationships


  • Drivers

  • Colleagues

  • Managers

  • Subcontractors

  • Customers




Knowledge, Skills and Experience Needed (Essential/ Desirable)

Good geographical knowledge of G / ML postcode area

Previous experience in high volume traffic planning

Previous Pallet Network experience advantageous

Ability to work to deadlines

Ability to work under pressure

Good administration skills, with high attention to detail

Good IT skills

Good communication skills, both verbal and written

Flexible approach to work demands

Be a team player

Proficient in Microsoft packages

NB: Your duties may vary from time to time within the broad remit of your role and grade. You are required to undertake any such reasonable and appropriate duties. Work location is subject to discussion with immediate line manager and the requirements of the business.

Call  01698 814689 for more information.  ​

​or Email:



For postal applications send to:

HR Department,

Wm Armstrong (Longtown) Ltd,





*Subject to Terms & Conditions

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