UK & European Traffic Manager

Position: UK & European Traffic Manager

Location: Pontefract

Hours: Mon – Fri 9am – 17:30

Salary: £35,000 – £45,000 (DOE)

We are currently recruiting for a client of ours who was established over 45 years ago and is still proudly a family-owned company that specialises in road freight services in the UK and across Europe.

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Traffic Manager to join their expanding team. As a UK & European Traffic Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the planning, organisation and execution of all the traffic-related activities, ensuring the efficient running of the supply chain.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Oversee and coordinate UK & European road freight operations
  • Develop and implement transportation strategies to optimise delivery schedules
  • Resolve any transportation-related issues or delays promptly
  • Lead a team of freight forwarders, traffic planners, drivers and sub-contractors
  • Deliver exceptional customer service
  • Track and update delivery statuses in the company’s system and provide regular updates to clients
  • Making sure the department stays up to date with regulations, ensuring compliance with all documentation
  • Continuously monitoring the team’s performance, offering training and making adjustments accordingly


  • Proven experience in UK & European road freight general haulage sector
  • CPC Holder
  • Strong managerial experience in general operations, traffic planners, operators, drivers and sub-contractors
  • Knowledge of hazardous cargo operations
  • A strong understanding of transportation and operation regulations in UK & Europe
  • A full understanding of DVLA compliance
  • The ability to problem solve and work effectively in a fast-paced environment and working to tight deadlines


  • Salary up to £45,000 (DOE)
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Company pension contribution
  • On-site parking
  • Opportunity to become a member of the Directors board
  • Opportunity to become a shareholder in the company

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Location England
Job titleUK & European Traffic Manager
Salary £35000 - £45000
Consultant Charmaine Boyce
Consultant Phone 02394004725
Consultant Email
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