Transport Manager

Location Stewartby
Discipline: Plant Hire, Construction Equipment, Lifting & Handling, Waste Management, Traffic Management, Fleet Management, Rail Plant, Material Handling, Heavy Plant, Groundcare, Demolition, Capital Equipment
Associated job titles: Transport Supervisor, Transport Controller, Transport Manager, Transport Planner
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £47k - 55k per year + van + bonus
Contact name: Leo Edwards

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01933 667223
Job ref: 43283
Published: 22 days ago

Are you an experienced Transport Manager that holds your CPC & ready for your next step? Perhaps you already have experience in transport and looking to progress with your career? Then this is the role for you! Based near to Stewartby this Transport Manager role is paying £47k-£55k DOE

This Transport Manager role will be ideal for someone who is based within the Bedfordshire area. This is the perfect time to join this progressive company and become a key member of the team based in this flagship depot/office. 

The Company- Transport Manager - with responsibility for plant

Working for a leading hire company who supply specialist plant hire equipment to the construction hire industry. Working with drivers of cars, vans, lorries up to HGV 1 / Class 1

The Role of Transport Manager:

  • Ensure all transport movements of plant or tools are undertaken within the region and nationally are executed in an efficient manner.
  • You wil be on the O License and working FORS Silver - Gold level standards
  • Most of your working week will involve covering transport / logistics for all the depots within the business.
  • You will be working within compliance, health & safety is foremost ensuring all of the drivers are working within company and legal guidelines.
  • Providing CPC training.
  • You will review performance and carry out KPI's and driver audits using telematics data, preventing accidents & investigating infringements, advisories & training gaps.
  • Liaising with yard, workshop, operator and fleet management departments to ensure all the depot targets are achieved regarding transport.
  • The purchase and sales of company vehicles.


  • As the Transport Manager you will be a well organised individual working closely alongside your team members and Director
  • Knowledge of plant hire, operated plant & the transport industry and legislation is preferred for this role
  • You will hold a CPC.
  • You may have been a plant manager, regional transport controller, transport coordinator, transport administrator, transport planner or an existing Transport Manager
  • Manage the Co-ordination of transport, staff & drivers locally and nationally.
  • Managing and training your team of drivers - recruiting additional staff as the need arises.
  • Previous experience of co-ordinating haulage and transport legislation is essential.

Benefits for the Transport Manager 

  • Monday to Friday only
  • Comes with a company van, fuel card and bonus potential 
  • Full-Time Permanent role 
  • 20 Days + Bank Holidays
  • Training & progression available

Interviews can be held immediately in March so take the plunge and apply today! You can reach me on 01933 667223 / to hear more about this Transport Manager role