External Transport Manager
Services for HGV & PCV
Whether you need ongoing transport manager support in Nottingham, or assistance for a one-off project, Total Compliance can help.
Based in Lincolnshire and operating across Nottingham and throughout the UK, Total Compliance offer external Transport Manager Services for all types of licence holders, including Standard National, Standard International, and services for Restricted Licence Holders.
The support that we provide can flex in line with the number of vehicles in your fleet, and will give you the peace of mind that you are legally compliant at all times.
Why Choose Total Compliance's External Transport Manager Services for Your Nottingham business?
The Total Compliance Nottingham team is passionate about transport and have years of experience and extensive knowledge of the transport and logistics industries.
With our external transport manager fees starting from just £100 per month, Total Compliance can offer operators of all sizes, a cost effective solution. Why employ and pay for the ongoing training of an in-house transport manager when you can outsource the service to us for as little as £100 per month?
WHO DO WE PROVIDE EXTERNAL TRANSPORT MANAGER SERVICES FOR IN NOTTINGHAM?
As transport industry experts, Total Compliance have been providing external transport manager services to hauliers, logistics companies and public transport operators in Total Compliance
Nottingham for years.
External transport manager, Michelle, regularly travels up and down the AA1 and A64, looking after our customers' fleets in Nottingham, Beeston, Hucknall and Eastwood.
What is an External Transport Manager in Nottingham?
Many small to medium sized businesses in Nottingham do not have sufficient requirements to employ a full-time transport manager. To navigate this issue, they can instead choose to employ an external transport manager instead.
An external transport manager is a competent professional who has been designated to ensure that an operator’s vehicles are roadworthy and that its drivers are complying with all relevant rules and legislation.
If an operator fails to heed their transport manager's advice or comply with their requests, they are duty bound to inform the Traffic Commissioner's Office.
What requirements must an External Transport Manager meet in Nottingham?
According to the requirements set out by the Senior Traffic Commissioner in Statutory Document No. 3 - Transport Managers, a designated transport manager must meet the requirements of Article 4 as follows:
- They must be of good repute (in accordance with paragraphs 1 to 5 of Schedule 3);
- They must be professionally competent (in accordance with paragraph 13 of Schedule 3); and,
- External transport managers must not be prohibited from acting as a transport manager by a traffic commissioner. They must also only be designated to act in that capacity for a maximum of 4 operators with a combined maximum total fleet of 50 vehicles. Or a smaller number if the traffic commissioner considers appropriate.
Restricted Licence Transport Manager Consultancy in Nottingham
Restricted Operator’s Licence holders are not obliged to employ a professionally competent person/CPC Qualified Transport Manager. However, they are still subject to the same sets of regulations as standard licence operators. Total Compliance offers a consultancy service on either a one-off or retainer basis.
How much does an External Transport Manager Cost in Nottingham?
The cost of an external transport manager in Nottingham is dependent on 3 factors, the number of vehicles you are operating, whether you have a standard or restricted licence and what your operator risk score is.
To find out exactly how much an external transport manager will cost you, click on our instant quote calculator and get your price in seconds!
MEET THE MANAGER - MICHELLE SCOTT
Our Nottingham external transport manager is Michelle Scott.
Michelle is a director of Total Compliance and has years of experience working as a director of a nationwide distribution business employing over 70 drivers, before starting Total Compliance with her husband, Jonathan.
WHAT ARE THE DUTIES OF AN EXTERNAL TRANSPORT MANAGER IN SHEFFIELD?
An External Transport Manager is responsible for carrying out a number of tasks, with the key ones listed below set out by the Senior Traffic Commissioner in their Statutory Document No. 3 - Transport Managers.