Transport Controller


Reference: 31996
£30k - 35k per year + Car / Car allowance
Essex, Kent
Closing Date: 09/07/2019

Transport Controller

Transport Controller

This Transport Controller role commutable from Rainham, Romford, Hornchurch although this is a regional role with some travel to head office and other depots.

Salary: £30k - £35k DOE Plus Company Car or Car allowance

The Company:

Our client are a leading hire company who supply specialist plant hire equipment to the construction and civil sectors. Due to continued growth within the business, this opportunity has arisen for a Transport Controller to work within a busy modern office.

The Role 

You will be working within compliance, health & safety foremost ensuring all of your drivers are working within WTD / drivers hours guidelines.

To ensure all transport movements undertaken within the region and nationally are executed in an efficient manner, in line with company policies and adhering to latest H&S regulations. You will review performance and costs, carry out KPI's and driver audits using telematics data, preventing accidents & investigating infringements, advisories & training gaps. Driver licence checks, DCPC & digital tachographs are updated and logged.

The Candidate

You will need to be a well organised individual working closely alongside your team members and Line Manager. Having an excellent geographical knowledge of London and South East is highly preferable.

Knowledge of the transport industry and legislation is essential for this role, as well as having any previous experience and qualifications - you will ideally hold an international or national CPC possibly working to FORS Gold standard. You may have been a transport manager, regional transport controller or transport coordinator.

Skills Required for the Transport Controller;

  • Manage the Co-ordination of transport & drivers in and around London and South East.
  • Managing and training your team of drivers  - recruiting additional staff as the need arises
  • Used to inducting staff & conducting performance reviews within probationary periods
  • Organised and methodical to ensure all customer enquiries are resolved in an efficient and competent manner.
  • Previous experience of co-ordinating haulage and transport legislation is essential.
  • Formal management / supervisory qualifications plus LGV1 driving licence. CPC or willing to work towards.

Benefits for the Transport Controller:

Excellent salary, car or allowance, corporate benefits scheme as standard e.g. Pension, healthcare etc..




Heavy Plant, Material Handling, Non Mechanical, Plant Hire, Tool Hire

Alternative Job Title(s):

Transport Administrator,Transport Clerk,Transport Controller


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