Douglas Grant

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Douglas Grant

Transport Manager - HGV National CPC
Crown Street, Stowmarket, UK
TRANSPORT MANAGER available for your Operator's Licence. HGV and PSV. Anywhere in the UK. FREE assistance with your O-licence (if you hire a TM). See our rates. Call 07833 684449 or contact us here.
INSURANCE: HGV and PSV vehicles, machinery and equipment, residential and commercial property, business and trade, life insurance. Call 07833 684449 or contact us here.

Douglas Grant
Flat 11, Albert Mill, Crown Street, Stowmarket
IP14 1JL
07714588263
01449401687
doug.grant46@gmail.com

Profile

As an experienced Traffic Examiner, my attention to detail and the desire to do a job well has resulted in many successful prosecutions and Public Inquiries making the roads safer and ensuring fair competition in the road haulage industry. I have dealt with some extremely difficult people and have developed excellent interpersonal skills. After 7 years in enforcement I am looking for a new challenge in the private sector which will utilise my extensive knowledge and professionalism. I am always looking for a challenge and consider myself honest loyal and approachable.

Experience

GTC Transport Consultancy
Sept 2016 – Present
Self Employed Transport Consultant. Carry out Audits. Advice and Guidance. Accident Investigations. Currently retained consultant for Birketts Solicitors.

DMP Training Ltd
May 2016 – Present
Delivery of Driver CPC courses, Operator Audits and Driving Assessments. Part Time.

VOSA, Traffic Examiner
January 2009 – February 2016
Enforce the legislation applicable to drivers, operators and vehicles, both goods and passengers. Investigate and prepare cases against those who break the regulations. Provide education and guidance when necessary. Interview under caution, investigate and present cases at Public Inquiry and in court. Issue fixed penalties at roadside. Visit operators for follow up investigations. Ensure compliance through audits of systems. Educate new operators at seminars.

Self Employed, East Anglia Thatcher
May 2005 – December 2008
Traditional thatching in reed and long straw on properties throughout East Anglia. Preparation of quotes. Ordering supplies.

LGV Driver Various Agencies, East Anglia
July 2002 – May 2005
Worked for various agencies as LGV Driver. Worked on containers /tilts and multi drop work. I was always asked for by name by customers.

Transport Manager AJS, Felixstowe
November 1994 – June 2002
Driver of LGV, took my CPC and was promoted to traffic planner then Transport Manager.
Transport Manager responsible for all aspects of running 20 vehicles and 30 drivers. Customer liaison. Planning of routes. Contracts for Norfolk Line, delivering groupage throughout UK including Kodak just in time deliveries. Costings and scheduling of vehicle maintenance and driver duties. In house analysis of driver records. Instigated driver of the month/year. Implemented ISO 9000, Investor in People and NVQs for all staff. Implemented driver training program and handbook. I was personally responsible for setting up the Governments New Deal scheme for drivers, meeting David Blunkett to discuss recruitment and retention problems. Responsible for recruitment, training and disciplinary procedures.

Delivery Driver Marlows, Bury St Edmunds
January 1989 – October 1992
Driver of 7.5t lgv. Loading and delivery of building materials throughout East Anglia.

Trooper Blues and Royals. Household Cavalry, London/Germany
January 1983 – May 1989
Mounted Ceremonial Trooper London. Queens Life Guard and Trooping the Colour. and Ceremonial duties including Royal Wedding Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson and state visit of King and Queen of Spain. Fully qualified Chieftain and Reconnaissance vehicle crewman.

Education

DFT City and Guilds
July 2014 – July 2014

Digital Tachograph Analysis
RITB ORC
August 1998 – August 1998

National Certificate in Road Haulage Management
UEA
September 1992 – September 1994

Sociology
A Level
UEA
September 1992 – September 1994

Psychology
A Level
UEA
September 1992 – September 1994

History
A Level
UEA
September 1992 – September 1994

English Literature
A Level

Interests

Historical Re enactment, Fishing, Shooting, Reading, Music, Leather craft.

References

Available on request

Driving Licence

Full Clean Licences with CE


INSURANCE: HGV and PSV vehicles, machinery and equipment, residential and commercial property, business and trade, life insurance. Call 07833 684449 or contact us here.
TRANSPORT MANAGER available for your Operator's Licence. HGV and PSV. Anywhere in the UK. FREE assistance with your O-licence (if you hire a TM). See our rates. Call 07833 684449 or contact us here.
  • Updated 8 months ago

To contact this candidate email Douglas.Grant@hirett.com or call 07714588263 or 01449401687