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 7 of 29 Agencies that recruit for UK Transport Manager jobs in the Shipping industry.

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HW Search & Selection Ltd

Through search and select tactics, we headhunt candidates who have an expert knowledge of the Shipping industry. With roles ranging throughout the sector including Financial Accountants, Directors and UK Transport Managers, HW specialises in senior roles, with salaries starting at 30,000. We use headhunting tactics to source the best candidates throughout Europe, USA and United Arab Emirates.
Coverage  UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia
Room 217, 162-168 Regent Street, Linen Hall, London, W1B 5TG
Church Bank, Bolton, Manchester, BL1 1HX
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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

McBarron Wood Recruitment Specialists

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!
Coverage  UK Wide
MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP17 8PB
Cooper House, 2 Michael Road, London, SW6 2AD 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.

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

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

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

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

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