ⓘ Traffic management

                                     

ⓘ Traffic management

Traffic management is a key branch within logistics. It concerns the planning, control and purchasing of transport services needed to physically move vehicles and freight.

Traffic management is implemented by people working with different job titles in different branches:

  • Within freight and cargo logistics: traffic manager, assessment of hazardous and awkward materials, carrier choice and fees, demurrage, documentation, expediting, freight consolidation, insurance, reconsignment and tracking
  • Within air traffic management: air traffic controller
  • Within road traffic management: traffic controller
  • Within rail traffic management: rail traffic controller, train dispatcher or signalman

Traffic Control Management is the design, auditing and implementation of traffic control plans at worksites and civil infrastructure projects. Traffic Management can include: flagging, lane closures, detours, full freeway closures, pedestrian access, traffic plans, traffic management vehicles and sidewalk closures.