Managing Drivers HR - Transport

Drivers are notoriously difficult to manage, complex regulations such as driver hours tachograph regulations , working time regulations, combined with employment law can result in a toxic mix.

The majority of HR professionals find themselves out of their depth with driver hours and tachograph regulations while Transport Managers are in a similar position with Employment law.

The solution is simple, a rare  HR Professional who understands transport, the regulations, VOSA and the danger of losing your Operators Licence.  Our HR consultant is a specialist in the management of these areas and is also able to provide;

  • training in all areas of employment including managing staff, disciplinary and grievance procedures, appraisals 
  • contracts and handbooks ensuring employees are given the correct information and know what you expect from them as an employyee and to protect you as an employer
  • enforcement of standards via training and discipline 

Call us on 01275 390001 or contact us to discuss your options
or if you are seeking professional advice and guidance.

FAQ

Can I sack a driver for not handing in tachographs, not following the tachograph rules, breaking drivers hours regulations? 

Yes

  • Training• Analysis of records
  • Investigation
  • Cycle of retraining and discipline

Poor fuel  consumption

  • Need of be aware of requirements
  • Good control systems to ensure consistency of approach, we look at behaviours rather than outcomes due to variable position

Missing delivery times

Difficult due to lone worker and variable conditions – but not impossible if systems of monitoring and good records are kept.

Call us on 01275 390001 or contact us to discuss your options
or if you are seeking professional advice and guidance.


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
  • Break.org.uk
  • Driver CPC Training
 
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