UK Transport Manager recruitment agency listing

UK transport managers working in freight forwarding are responsible for the scheduling and safe running of a fleet of vehicles.

The career path of a Transport Manager

Entry into UK road transport manager jobs is through an apprenticeship or junior management scheme, both of which require candidates to possess at least five GCSEs, including English and maths. Alternatively prospective road transport managers can enter into this profession with higher level qualifications, such as HNDs, foundation degrees, bachelors degrees or masters degrees in subjects such as logistics and business studies. It may also possible to move into road transport manager positions following working in administration, driving or warehousing roles in road haulage businesses.

Newly appointed UK road transport managers can study for NVQs in road passenger transport or road freight. It may be mandatory for new recruits to work towards gaining a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC), since all sites operating a road transport business are required to hire at least one employee with this qualification.

Who are the main employers?

The main employers of road transport managers are large freight transport operators. Employment openings can be found throughout the UK, although road freight companies are found in large numbers in the South East and North West of England. While some firms choose to recruit their road transport managers internally, others choose to publicise their vacancies through recruitment agencies.

Starting salaries for UK road transport managers are between £15,000 and £20,000 a year. Additional money is paid to those working shifts. There are opportunities for staff in large multinational companies to work overseas.

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Displaying 12 of 79 Agencies that recruit for UK Transport Manager jobs in the Shipping industry.

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Axis Recruitment - Manufacturing

Axis is a trusted supplier of permanent and temporary staff for the UK Manufacturing market. Working in partnership with UK firms, we recognise the difficulties in finding skilled candidates and are able to increase your talent pool while decreasing your time to hire. Operations? Production? Supply Chain? We have the manufacturing sector covered; 3:1 Interview to placement ratio. 97% Right First time Shortlists. Call now and speak to a specialist
Coverage  North West England & North Wales
Merchant House, Crook Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2BE
The Plaza, 100 Old Hall, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 9QJ Imperial Court, 2 Exchange Quay, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M5 3EB
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Axis Recruitment - Logistics / Shipping / Supply Chain

Axis Logistics & Supply Chain: Industry Specific Recruiters: We let our statistics speak for themselves: 3:1 interview to placement ratio: 97.5% right first time shortlists: 77% of candidates placed were passive (NOT VIA JOB BOARDS) Temporary & Permanent solutions, including Search & Selection projects delivered by The Advocate Group (Sister Co). We will consult and advise you on the most effective solution to ensure on time project delivery.
Coverage  UK Coverage
4 Temple Row, Birmingham, Midlands, B2 5HG
The Plaza, 100 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 9QJ SW1E 5ER, Greater London, London Imperial Court Exchange Quay, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M5 3EB
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Pascal Recruitment Ltd - Procurement, Supply Chain and Logistics

Our key strengths lie in market knowledge, communication and excellence in analysis and selection to make sure that we find the right match for both candidates and clients. We take the long-term view, and above all, are concerned we put the right people into the right organisations.
Coverage  UK Wide and Internationally
11a Broad Parade, Hockley, Essex, SS5 5DA

Recruiter Tip

Transport Management professionals should consider taking up membership with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT). As well as providing training, CILT also offers candidates benefits such as legal and career advice, access to forums and the opportunity to attend industry events.

Team Support Midlands Ltd

Based within Birmingham and covering the Midlands and surrounding areas. Team Support recruit for both temporary and permanent positions. We cover manufacturing, warehousing and logistics (we do not supply drivers), skilled and technical, office, and healthcare.
Coverage  Midlands and surrounding areas.
The Jewellery Business Centre, 95 Spencer Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 6DA

Prodrive Recruitment

Prodrive Recruitment are the South East's fastest growing recruitment agency. We provide temporary cover for some of the UK's largest distribution companies. We offer full time and part time hours, temp to perm roles. Excellent rates, overtime and uniform provided. Prodrive offers a truly professional permanent and temporary staff recruitment service for the Logistics Sector including Air, Sea, Warehouse and Road Freight personnel.
Coverage  Essex, Kent, London, Herts, Suffolk
5 Grover Walk, Corringham, Essex, SS17 7LU

Mango Solutions Recruitment Ltd

Stable, independent and successful employment agency specialising in the placement of permanent, contract and temporary staff across the United Kingdom. We operate a corporate and professional practice but with the personal touch. Genuine testimonials. Mango Solutions Recruitment " The Right choice". Continued Growth year on year
Coverage  Nationwide
Number 10, Atlanta Boulevard, Romford, Essex, RM1 1TB

RSE Group Ltd

Most of our clients & candidates come from recommendation, referral & reputation; evidence that we are proactive on your behalf , professional in our conduct & offer a bespoke service to each individual client or candidate.
Coverage  London and SE
Butchers Lane, Hastings, Sussex, TN35 4LT

Recruiter Tip

With experience, Transport Managers could choose to specialise in a particular area of Freight Forwarding. Candidates can be employed to oversee distribution operations via transport methods such as road, air and rail.

Konnect Recruitment Ltd

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Automotive, Catering and Hospitality, Consulting, Call Centre / Customer Service, Electronics, Engineering, Executive / Management, Facilities Management, Financial Services, Government / Public Sector, Headhunting, Health & Safety, Housebuilding, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Information Industry, Insurance, IT, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Pharmaceutical, PR, Printing & Publishing, Project Management, Property, Purchasing, Rec 2 Rec, Sales, Training / Learning, Shipping, Tax, Telecommunications, Travel
The Clock Tower, Shaw Lodge Mills, Shaw Lane, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 9ET

Single Resource

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Executive / Management, Food & Drink, Personnel / HR, Industrial, IT, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Purchasing, Sales, Shipping
Forster House, Hatherton Road, Walsall, West Midlands, WS1 1XZ

A & S Recruitment

Industries covered: Administration, Driving, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Marketing, Shipping
12 Summit Business Park Langer Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 2JB

StaffBank

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Engineering, Personnel / HR, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Sales, Shipping
10 Queen St, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1SS

Just Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Creative / Design, Call Centre / Customer Service, Engineering, Financial Services, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Insurance, IT, Legal, Logistics, Marketing, Sales, Shipping
Tavern House, Station Road, Colchester, Essex, CO7 7RS
Crowland House, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 9LA 7 High Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3JZ Crispin House, Maldon Road, Witham, Essex, CM8 2UR
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