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External Transport Managers

External Transport Manager Services

CPC Qualified & Experienced External Transport Managers (ETM)

Based in West Yorkshire &  Hertfordshire, we operate across the UK, the FTC offers a wide range of services, to keep your business compliant, efficeint & safe. 

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External Transport Manager

At a high level we offer support with the following three elements of transport compliance


Everything to do with Drivers, their hours, breaks, driving time, training, infringements, HR and much more.


Everything to do with Vehicles, their maintenance regime, PMIs, Spot Checks, Fuel/ AdBlue, Vehicle download, Tachograph data and much more.

O' Licence

Everything to do with the entity related to transport. Support for the O' Licence holder and ensuring that the business is run compliantly.

At the Fleet Transport Consultants (the FTC), we offer External Transport Manager Services to HGV Operator Licence holders. Our team of experienced and qualified transport managers can help you ensure that your operations are compliant with all relevant regulations. Our External Transport Managers keep abreast with all industry and DVSA changes and initiatives to ensure that our vehicle operators are always on the right side of the law.

What are the Duties of an External Transport Manager?

An External Transport Manager (ETM) is a CPC qualified professional who is responsible for ensuring that the transport operations of a company comply with all relevant regulations. The duties of an External Transport Managers can vary depending on the size, the number of vehicles, the number of drivers and complexity of the operation, but they typically include:

  • Developing and implementing transport policies and procedures

  • Managing transport risks and building routines

  • Monitoring driver compliance

  • Conducting audits & automated checks

  • Preparing & reviewing reports

  • Ensure the Operator Licence is relevant & accurate

  • Ensure the Driver & Vehicle digital Tachograph are uploaded in a timely manner

  • Ensure the Daily Driver Inspections and Driver Defect Reports are actioned properly with a tight paper trail

  • Ensure Vehicles are maintained as per the schedule and PMI documents are scrutinised

  • Support the O'Licence holder with any request for information by the DVSA or the Traffic Commissioner's Office

Why Choose the FTC External Transport Manager Services?

There are many benefits to using the FTC’s External Transport Manager Services. Our team of experienced and CPC qualified transport managers can help you:

  • Save time and money

  • Reduce your risk of non-compliance

  • Improve your operational efficiency

  • Gain peace of mind

  • Allow you to run your core business

  • Upskill the team

Our Services are Cost Effective and Hassle Free

We understand that the cost of compliance can be a concern for many businesses. That's why we offer our External Transport Manager Services at a competitive price. We also make it easy for you to get started. Simply contact us today to learn more about our services and to get a quote.