Premier East Yorkshire Haulage Firm Seeks 2 Experienced Transport Managers

Established in 1935 H B Holt & Sons have stood the test of time, with over 80 years of transport and haulage experience to their name this business continues to be one of UK's leading general haulage firms.

Family ran and owned for the entirety of its existence, H B Holt & Sons value relationships with customers treating them as one of their own. The business prides itself on providing a friendly family orientated approach to business, whilst offering the highest levels of service without exception.


From humble beginnings of milk collections from local firms as well as fertilizer deliveries from local factories, the business has grown to being East Yorkshire's premier Haulage and Transport business.

Holts has two sides to the business, Palletforce which Holts is one of the founding members of, is a network of over 100 members.  Palletforce specialises in pallet distribution utilising the large distribution network ensuring timely delivery of critical consignments.  As well as general transport which Holts have built a timely, honest and flexible approach cementing solid working relationships with the likes of Wren Kitchens, Omya and Plant Raisers. 

The Opportunity: Transport Manager

Location: Howden

Salary: £40,000

Due to the impending retirement of two of the three directors, Holts is taking the next step in it's journey with Director Stuart Holt taking sole responsibility at the helm.

Two experienced Transport Managers are required to join the General Transport and Palletforce sectors of the business, respectively.  This is a chance to join a well-established true industry leader in their field.

Working as part of a wider team the Transport Manager will be required to:

  • Successfully plan transport of goods, ensuring space is utilised to full potential
  • Deal with incoming customer enquiries and queries
  • Price jobs according to agreed rate schedules
  • Input relevant information onto internal system 
  • Ensure all relevant documentation is present 
  • Manage and liaise with Drivers

Requirements of the person in this role:

  • Demonstrable experience within a transport management position 
  • Proven experience of transport planning 
  • It is desirable you have knowledge of pallet networks 
  • High organisational skills are a necessity
  • An ability to deal manage both internal and external stakeholders 
  • A flexible approach to work 
  • Be able to communicate effectively and influence others
  • A Class 1 license is desirable 

Ready to take the next step?

For more information and to apply contact Joe Makin by calling 01482 628808 or emailing

All direct or third party application will be sent to and managed by Emmerson Kitney.

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