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 15 of 74 Agencies that recruit for UK Transport Manager jobs in the Shipping industry.

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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

Aspion - Logistics / Shipping / Supply Chain

Aspion 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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Mango Solutions Recruitment Ltd

Award Winning Independent and successful employment agency established in 2006 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

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McBarron Wood Recruitment Specialists

12 Month GUARANTEE ON EVERY PLACEMENT: Our shipping functional practice is headed by an ex Operations Director from a Freight & Logistics background. Supported by a superb research team, this practice area boast over 20 years experience of recruiting critical hires for our clients positions. We truly are specialists within this arena, call us NOW! Get your How to Brief a Shipping Search Partner Guide for free: https://bit.ly/2SNp7Xe
Coverage  UK Wide
MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP17 8PB
McBarron Wood International, Kemp House, 152 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX MWB Office, Listenal Street, Manchester, M6 6AP 17 Black Bourton Road, Carterton, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX18 3HQ
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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.

Stafffinders Limited

Our specialised consultants' unparalleled knowledge and experience of the shipping industry means they can successfully cater to your specific recruitment needs. Operating across various sub-sectors within the shipping industry, we have a range of suitable candidates to fill your positions and strengthen the existing skills and abilities of your team.
Coverage  Scotland
139 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4JY
6 New Street, Paisley, West Lanarkshire, PA1 1XY
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Halo Personnel Ltd

99% of our new business comes from word-of-mouth recommendations & we really think this speaks for itself; we recruit the kind of people that we would be happy working in our business & so if we don't think they're up to it then we just won't send their details, we don't like wasting your time & especially not our own! We're down to earth, honest recruiters & flexible, talk to us and see for yourself - Trust us, you won't regret
Coverage  UK Wide
BBIC, Innovation Way, Barnsley, Yorkshire, S75 1JL
Carlisle Business Centre, Carlisle Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD88BD Unit 35 Viewlands Rise, Ilkley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS29 6BQ
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Platinum Personnel Solutions

Platinum Personnel have more than two decades of experience in delivering flexible recruitment solutions to the county of East Anglia. From our position on the east coast, we work with Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk businesses to match the right candidates we implement an extensive selection process that ensures 100% satisfaction on all
Coverage  Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex
Office 5 Leiston Enterprise Centre, King Georges Avenue, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4US

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
The Studio, The Johns Cross, Battle Road, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5JH

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

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.

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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Pascal Recruitment Ltd - Procurement, Supply Chain and Logistics

Industries covered: Food & Drink, Logistics, Purchasing, Shipping
11a Broad Parade, Hockley, Essex, SS5 5DA

Freight Personnel

Industries covered: Driving, Logistics, Shipping
Unit 2, Brooklands Place, Brooklands Road, Sale, Cheshire, M33 3SD

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