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Transport Manager

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Transport managers arrange the transport of goods or passengers by road, and perhaps also by air, rail or sea. They are also called logistics and distribution managers.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Salaries start at around £25,000 to £30,000 a year. The salary range for experienced transport managers is between £35,000 and £50,000 a year. Very senior managers may earn around £65,000 a year.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
6096
1.3 %
RISE
2024
6177
  United Kingdom
2019
82672
2.1 %
RISE
2024
84388

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What Does it Take?

You need:

You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK)
Website: http://www.ciltuk.org.uk
Twitter: @ciltuk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cilt.uk

Institute of Transport Administration (IoTA)
Tel: 01525 634940
Website: http://www.iota.org.uk/

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Career Sectors

Air Transport

Distribution

Rail Transport

Road Transport

Sea Transport