Transport Management Solutions - who we are
Transport Management Solutions specialise in supporting small to medium sized businesses nationwide We provide practical solutions and cost efficient transport and driver management advice which enables you to concentrate on running your business without being worried about the burden of legal compliance.
Our experience has given us an understanding of the pressures of both costs and administration faced by smaller businesses and identified the concerns arising from transport management, changin legislation and related employment issues.
For more information on how we can help you solve and manage your transport
or HR problems contact us or call 01275 390001
Transport and "Operator" Licence - we have the knowledge to make a difference
The strength of a consultant is that they can help and advise because they have probably dealt with similar issues before.
Our principal consultant has a degree in Transport Management from Plymouth University and many years experience of working in and with small, medium and large fleets. His career includes roles from senior management positions in blue chip distribution companies and, working on prestige supermarket contracts. However, he also has the practical experience of having worked as a transport supervisor and an HGV driver so he holds expereince at all levels of buinsess.
He holds the unique skills of being able to understand all areas of transport operations and build relationships across all levels within a business.
All our associate consultants are CPC holders and are drawn from all sectors of the transport industry. They all have experience of either working for blue chip or nationwide transport operations, or have run or are running their own businesses.
Our clients benefit from this vast experience with practical advice based on personal experience delivered by someone who understands the challenges and frustrations of people at all levels of the organisation having had first hand experience in these roles.
We support Restricted Operators (those that only carry their own goods or services) See below from a broad spectrum of different industries from civil engineers to car body shops, and even fine art galleries. Restricted operators are not required to employ a qualified Transport Manager (CPC holder) but the directors are required to ensure they comply with the same regulations to the same standard. Our advice and audit services fills the gap and gives peace of mind without the cost of a full time transport manager. Call or e-mail to have your questions answered by one of Consultants. We are here to help and put your mind at rest. Contact us form 2
Working with a number of our key clients we have developed extensive knowledge in what is commonly known as the "Tools of the trade" exemption from the EU drivers hours regulations. This is particularly useful to industries such as scaffolders, marquee hire companies and road management companies.
For more information on how we can help you solve and manage your transport or HR problems contact us or call 01275 390001
Employment Policies, Procedures, Driver Management
Our HR consultants have extensive experience in Human Resource Management and have worked with a number of blue chip retailers within their distribution functions. They are experienced in working with small to medium sized companies across service and industry sectors including retailing, vehicle maintenance and management, industrial cleaning, electrical and building contractors and third sector organisations.
Expertise includes supporting small to medium sized businesses with cost efficient advice, contract and policy implementation, allowing you to run your business confident in the knowledge that the HR risks are managed. If you wish to have more information on HR services available please contact us.
Our Diverse Range of Clients include:
- owner drivers to multi-national hauliers
- national charities to Government enterprises
- all sectors from food distribution & groundworks to art galleries & road management companies
Qualifications and Memberships
- RSA Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC Holder)
- Class One LGV licence with over 25 years practical experience
- IOSH qualified (Institute of Occupational Safety & Health)
- Graduate in Transport Management & Economics
- Freight Transport Association
- Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport
- Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
- Federation of Small Businesses
- Driver CPC Training