Careers

Employing over 420 staff at 10 sites across the UK, Freightroute’s growing team offers excellent career opportunities. Offering an end-to-end service for each of our customers, roles vary from:

  • Large Goods Vehicle Drivers
  • Warehouse Staff
  • Traffic Planners
  • Administration Assistants
  • Mechanics

Our employees are the key to our success, and each employee plays an integral part in ensuring that customer’s needs are met and exceeded with every delivery. Freightroute’s foundation is based around a solid team approach which allows all of our operations to run smoothly. We often have career opportunities for reliable, hardworking, experienced people.
In return we offer to these benefits to all employees:

  • 28 days annual leave (inc bank holidays)
  • Further training – inc driver CPC (drivers only)
  • Sales lead reward scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Company branded clothing for Drivers, Warehouse & Traffic staff

Below you will find the vacancies we currently have open at Freightroute. Our pages are updated on a regular basis so if you cannot find the career opportunity you were looking for; please visit again soon.

We strongly promote a policy of equal employment opportunity; it is also company policy to maintain a discrimination-free work environment for all employees.

Locations

Current Vacancies

  • Irthlingborough

    Class 1 Day Driver (Irthlingborough)

    Location: Irthlingborough NN9 5QQ
    Shift Pattern: Monday To Friday
    Salary: £10.06ph, Over time £12.84ph
    Reporting To: Depot Operations Manager / Depot General Manager

    Freightroute Limited is a family business and one of the leading privately owned palletised transport organisations in the UK.  Established in 1979 we operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles.  We offer a wide range of delivery solutions to many satisfied customers while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professional conduct.

    Description:        Class 1 HGV Day Driver

    We are currently looking to recruit Class 1 HGV / LGC C+E Drivers to work from our Irthlingborough site, performing multi drop deliveries and collections of palletised goods from a wide range of business types within a specified daily route.  Monday to Friday, 45 hours a week.  

    Job Benefits:

    • Holidays 20 + 8 Bank Holidays
    • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
    • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
    • Freightroute Limited Uniform
    • Funded Driver CPC Training
    • ADR Training & Refresher Courses

    Successful candidates will possess a professional approach in all areas and demonstrate a good working knowledge of driver’s hour’s legislation and load security as well as a flexible approach regarding working autonomously and as part of a team.

    12 months relevant driving experience is preferred but not essential, ADR preferred but also not essential as training will be given after successful completion of probationary period. All candidates must possess a current DCPC qualification without exception.

    To express your interest in joining us submit your CV and contact details to our Depot General Manager using the link below or by writing to: mark.hewett@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply

    Class 1 Night Driver (Irthlingborough)

    Location: Irthlingborough NN9 5QQ
    Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday
    Salary: £11.47ph, Over time £12.84ph
    Reporting To: Depot Operations Manager / Depot General Manager

    Freightroute Limited is a family business and one of the leading privately owned palletised transport organisations in the UK.  Established in 1979 we operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles.  We offer a wide range of delivery solutions to many satisfied customers while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professional conduct.

    Description:        Class 1 HGV Night Driver

    We are currently looking to recruit Class 1 HGV / LGC C+E Drivers to work from our Irthlingborough site, performing trunk driving duties between our depots and partner hubs for delivery and collection of palletised goods across our network.   Monday to Friday, 45 hours a week.  

    Job Benefits:

    • Holidays 20 + 8 Bank Holidays
    • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
    • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
    • Freightroute Limited Uniform
    • Funded Driver CPC Training
    • ADR Training & Refresher Courses

    Successful candidates will possess a professional approach in all areas and demonstrate a good working knowledge of driver’s hour’s legislation and load security as well as a flexible approach regarding working autonomously and as part of a team.

    12 months relevant driving experience is preferred but not essential, ADR preferred but also not essential as training will be given after successful completion of probationary period. All candidates must possess a current DCPC qualification without exception.

    To express your interest in joining us submit your CV and contact details to our Depot General Manager using the link below or by writing to: mark.hewett@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply
  • Bradford

    Class 2 Day Driver (Bradford)

    Location: Bradford BD12 ORG
    Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday
    Salary: £9.76ph, Over time £12.32ph
    Reporting To: Depot Operations Manager / Depot General Manager

    Freightroute Limited is a family business and one of the leading privately owned palletised transport organisations in the UK.  Established in 1979 we operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles.  We offer a wide range of delivery solutions to many satisfied customers while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professional conduct.

    Description:        Class 2 HGV Day Driver

    We are currently looking to recruit Class2 HGV / LGC C Drivers to work from our Irthlingborough site, performing multi drop deliveries and collections of palletised goods from a wide range of business types within a specified daily route.  Monday to Friday, 45 hours a week.  

    Job Benefits:

    • Holidays 20 + 8 Bank Holidays
    • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme    
    • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
    • Freightroute Limited Uniform
    • Funded Driver CPC Training
    • ADR Training & Refresher Courses

    Successful candidates will possess a professional approach in all areas and demonstrate a good working knowledge of driver’s hour’s legislation and load security as well as a flexible approach regarding working autonomously and as part of a team.

    12 months relevant driving experience is preferred but not essential, ADR preferred but also not essential as training will be given after successful completion of probationary period. All candidates must possess a current DCPC qualification without exception.

    To express your interest in joining us submit your CV and contact details to our Depot General Manager using the link below or by writing to: terry.allarton@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply

    Class 1 Day Driver (Bradford)

    Location: Bradford BD12 ORG
    Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday
    Salary: £10.06ph, Over time £12.84ph
    Reporting To: Depot Operations Manager / Depot General Manager

    Freightroute Limited is a family business and one of the leading privately owned palletised transport organisations in the UK.  Established in 1979 we operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles.  We offer a wide range of delivery solutions to many satisfied customers while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professional conduct.

    Description:        Class 1 HGV Day Driver

    We are currently looking to recruit Class 1 HGV / LGC C+E Drivers to work from our Irthlingborough site, performing multi drop deliveries and collections of palletised goods from a wide range of business types within a specified daily route.  Monday to Friday, 45 hours a week.  

    Job Benefits:

    • Holidays 20 + 8 Bank Holidays
    • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
    • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
    • Freightroute Limited Uniform
    • Funded Driver CPC Training
    • ADR Training & Refresher Courses

    Successful candidates will possess a professional approach in all areas and demonstrate a good working knowledge of driver’s hour’s legislation and load security as well as a flexible approach regarding working autonomously and as part of a team.

    12 months relevant driving experience is preferred but not essential, ADR preferred but also not essential as training will be given after successful completion of probationary period. All candidates must possess a current DCPC qualification without exception.

    To express your interest in joining us submit your CV and contact details to our Depot General Manager using the link below or by writing to: terry.allarton@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply

    Class 1 Night Driver (Bradford)

    Location: Bradford BD12 ORG
    Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday
    Salary: £11.47ph, Over time £12.84ph
    Reporting To: Depot Operations Manager / Depot General Manager

    Freightroute Limited is a family business and one of the leading privately owned palletised transport organisations in the UK.  Established in 1979 we operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles.  We offer a wide range of delivery solutions to many satisfied customers while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professional conduct.

    Description:        Class 1 HGV Night Driver

    We are currently looking to recruit Class 1 HGV / LGC C+E Drivers to work from our Irthlingborough site, performing trunk driving duties between our depots and partner hubs for delivery and collection of palletised goods across our network.   Monday to Friday, 45 hours a week.  

    Job Benefits:

    • Holidays 20 + 8 Bank Holidays
    • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
    • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
    • Freightroute Limited Uniform
    • Funded Driver CPC Training
    • ADR Training & Refresher Courses

    Successful candidates will possess a professional approach in all areas and demonstrate a good working knowledge of driver’s hour’s legislation and load security as well as a flexible approach regarding working autonomously and as part of a team.

    12 months relevant driving experience is preferred but not essential, ADR preferred but also not essential as training will be given after successful completion of probationary period. All candidates must possess a current DCPC qualification without exception.

    To express your interest in joining us submit your CV and contact details to our Depot General Manager using the link below or by writing to: terry.allarton@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply
  • Falkirk

    Class 2 day driver (Falkirk)

    Location: Falkirk FK5 3NS
    Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday
    Salary: £9.76ph, Over time £12.32
    Reporting To: Depot Operations Manager / Depot General Manager

    Freightroute Limited is a family business and one of the leading privately owned palletised transport organisations in the UK.  Established in 1979 we operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles.  We offer a wide range of delivery solutions to many satisfied customers while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professional conduct.

    Description:        Class 2 HGV Day Driver

    We are currently looking to recruit three Class2 HGV / LGC C Drivers to work from our Irthlingborough site, performing multi drop deliveries and collections of palletised goods from a wide range of business types within a specified daily route.  Monday to Friday, 45 hours a week.  

    Job Benefits:

    • Holidays 20 + 8 Bank Holidays
    • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme    
    • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
    • Freightroute Limited Uniform
    • Funded Driver CPC Training
    • ADR Training & Refresher Courses

    Successful candidates will possess a professional approach in all areas and demonstrate a good working knowledge of driver’s hour’s legislation and load security as well as a flexible approach regarding working autonomously and as part of a team.

    12 months relevant driving experience is preferred but not essential, ADR preferred but also not essential as training will be given after successful completion of probationary period. All candidates must possess a current DCPC qualification without exception.

    To express your interest in joining us submit your CV and contact details to our Depot General Manager using the link below or by writing to: graham.wareing@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply

    Workshop Technician (Falkirk)

    Location: Falkirk FK5 3NS
    Shift Pattern: To be advised
    Salary: £27,000 to £30,000pa
    Reporting To: Workshop Manager

    Workshop Technician (Falkirk)

    Freightroute Limited – Falkirk Workshop

    We currently have a vacancy for a daytime HGV Technician / Mechanic at our Falkirk depot

    Duties

    Your duties will be the full servicing and maintenance of our fleet of DAF vehicles and trailers including pre mot inspections and preparation.

    Qualification

    The successful applicant will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience and qualifications in a similar role.   A Class 1 licence would be an advantage but not essential as training would be given to the right person.

    Additional Information

    20 days holiday full time position

    Salary

    £27,000 to £30,000 pa

    Please forward your CV and a covering letter to barry.tromans@freightroute.co.uk or drop a copy into Unit 3, Lochlands Industrial Estate, Larbert, Falkirk FK5 3NS 

       View Vacancy Details & Apply
  • Gloucester

    Sales Manager (Gloucester)

    Location: Gloucester GL1 5SQ
    Shift Pattern: To be advised
    Salary: £35,000 Plus bonus
    Reporting To: Sales Director

    Freightroute Ltd, a major UK express pallet distribution company are looking to recruit an experienced sales manager to develop new business in the Gloucestershire region.
    Working to agreed targets on new business generation, you will also be responsible for an existing portfolio of existing business worth approximately £5m p.a.

    Experience within the transport industry is preferred yet not essential. You should possess excellent sales skills with a proven track record in your current profession.

    Only dynamic, self-motivated individuals who can demonstrate a strong background in sales, and who clearly love selling need apply!

    A comprehensive salary plus bonus (OTE £35,000), company car, mobile telephone etc. await the successful applicant. If you think you possess the successful attributes desired by our company, please respond in writing to; - chris.meadowcroft@freightroute.co.uk

    Mr Meadowcroft

    Sales Director”

       View Vacancy Details & Apply

    Class 2 Day Driver (Gloucester)

    Location: Gloucester GL1 5SQ
    Shift Pattern: 45 Hours a week
    Salary: £9.76ph / £12.32ph Over Time
    Reporting To: Depot Operations Manager / Depot General Manager

    Freightroute Limited is a family business and one of the leading privately owned palletised transport organisations in the UK.  Established in 1979 we operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles.  We offer a wide range of delivery solutions to many satisfied customers while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professional conduct.

    Description:       Two Class 2 HGV Day Driver roles available (ADR preferable)

    We are currently looking to recruit Class2 HGV / LGC C Drivers to work from our Gloucester site, performing multi drop deliveries and collections of palletised goods from a wide range of business types within a specified daily route.  Monday to Friday, 45 hours a week.  

    Job Benefits:

    • Holidays 20 + 8 Bank Holidays
    • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme    
    • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
    • Freightroute Limited Uniform
    • Funded Driver CPC Training
    • ADR Training & Refresher Courses

    Successful candidates will possess a professional approach in all areas and demonstrate a good working knowledge of driver’s hour’s legislation and load security as well as a flexible approach regarding working autonomously and as part of a team.

    12 months relevant driving experience is preferred but not essential, ADR preferred but also not essential as training will be given after successful completion of probationary period. All candidates must possess a current DCPC qualification without exception.

    To express your interest in joining us submit your CV and contact details to our Depot General Manager using the link below or by writing to: peter.richards@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply

    Class 1 ADR Night Trunk Driver (Gloucester)

    Location: Gloucester GL1 5SQ
    Shift Pattern: 45 Hours a week
    Salary: £11.47ph / £12.84ph Over Time
    Reporting To: Depot Operations Manager / Depot General Manager

    Freightroute Limited is a family business and one of the leading privately owned palletised transport organisations in the UK.  Established in 1979 we operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles.  We offer a wide range of delivery solutions to many satisfied customers while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professional conduct.

    Description:      Class 1 HGV ADR Night Driver

    We are currently looking to recruit Class 1 HGV / LGC C+E Drivers to work from our Gloucester site, performing trunk driving duties between our depots and partner hubs for delivery and collection of palletised goods across our network.   Monday to Friday, 45 hours a week.  

    Job Benefits:

    • Holidays 20 + 8 Bank Holidays
    • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
    • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
    • Freightroute Limited Uniform
    • Funded Driver CPC Training
    • ADR Training & Refresher Courses

    Successful candidates will possess a professional approach in all areas and demonstrate a good working knowledge of driver’s hour’s legislation and load security as well as a flexible approach regarding working autonomously and as part of a team.

    12 months relevant driving experience is preferred but not essential. All candidates must possess a current DCPC qualification without exception.

    To express your interest in joining us submit your CV and contact details to our Depot General Manager using the link below or by writing to: peter.richards@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply
  • West Mids

    Class 2 Day Driver (West Midlands)

    Location: Staffordshire WS7 3GJ
    Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday
    Salary: £9.76 ph / £12.32 ph OT
    Reporting To: Depot Operations Manager / Depot General Manager

    Freightroute Limited is a family business and one of the leading privately owned palletised transport organisations in the UK.  Established in 1979 we operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles.  We offer a wide range of delivery solutions to many satisfied customers while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professional conduct.

    Description:       Three Class 2 HGV Day Driver roles (ADR preferable)

    We are currently looking to recruit Class2 HGV / LGC C Drivers to work from our West Midlands site, performing multi drop deliveries and collections of palletised goods from a wide range of business types within a specified daily route.  Monday to Friday, 45 hours a week.  

    Job Benefits:

    • Holidays 20 + 8 Bank Holidays
    • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme    
    • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
    • Freightroute Limited Uniform
    • Funded Driver CPC Training
    • ADR Training & Refresher Courses

    Successful candidates will possess a professional approach in all areas and demonstrate a good working knowledge of driver’s hour’s legislation and load security as well as a flexible approach regarding working autonomously and as part of a team.

    12 months relevant driving experience is preferred but not essential, ADR preferred but also not essential as training will be given after successful completion of probationary period. All candidates must possess a current DCPC qualification without exception.

    To express your interest in joining us submit your CV and contact details to our Depot General Manager using the link below or by writing to: ross.kiernan@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply

    Class 1 Night Driver (West Midlands)

    Location: Staffordshire WS7 3GJ
    Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday
    Salary: £11.47ph, Over time £12.84ph
    Reporting To: Depot Operations Manager / Depot General Manager

    Freightroute Limited is a family business and one of the leading privately owned palletised transport organisations in the UK.  Established in 1979 we operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles.  We offer a wide range of delivery solutions to many satisfied customers while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professional conduct.

    Description:      Three Class 1 HGV Night Driver roles available (ADR preferable)

    We are currently looking to recruit Class 1 HGV / LGC C+E Drivers to work from our West Midlands site, performing trunk driving duties between our depots and partner hubs for delivery and collection of palletised goods across our network.   Monday to Friday, 45 hours a week.  

    Job Benefits:

    • Holidays 20 + 8 Bank Holidays
    • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
    • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
    • Freightroute Limited Uniform
    • Funded Driver CPC Training
    • ADR Training & Refresher Courses

    Successful candidates will possess a professional approach in all areas and demonstrate a good working knowledge of driver’s hour’s legislation and load security as well as a flexible approach regarding working autonomously and as part of a team.

    12 months relevant driving experience is preferred but not essential, ADR preferred but also not essential as training will be given after successful completion of probationary period. All candidates must possess a current DCPC qualification without exception.

    To express your interest in joining us submit your CV and contact details to our Depot General Manager using the link below or by writing to: ross.kiernan@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply
  • Thetford

    Class 1 HGV ADR trained Night Driver (Thetford)

    Location: Norfolk IP24 1HG
    Shift Pattern: To be Discussed
    Salary: £11.47 ph + overtime
    Reporting To: Depot Operations Manager / Depot General Manager

    Freightroute Limited is a family business and one of the leading privately owned palletised transport organisations in the UK. Established in 1979 we operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles.

    We are currently looking to recruit a HGV Night Driver to work from our Thetford site.
    As HGV Driver Cat C + E you will be working nights to undertake trunk driving duties between depots and partner hubs for delivery and collection of palletised hazardous goods across the network.

    HGV Driver Cat C + E Requirements
    • HGV Class 1 driving license (C+E)
    • ADR Licence Required
    • Driver CPC essential
    • Digi card essential
    • Will possess a positive attitude to work, and the ability to work on their own initiative to specified deadlines
    • Will be punctual and committed to the role

    To express your interest in joining us submit your CV and contact details to our Depot General Manager using the link below or by writing to: elaine.maltwood@freightroute.co.uk


     

       View Vacancy Details & Apply
  • Durham

    Traffic Office Planner (Durham)

    Location: Bishop Auckland DL14 8NR
    Shift Pattern: 45 Hours a week
    Salary: £9.20ph
    Reporting To: Depot Operations Manager / Depot General Manager

    Freightroute Limited is a family business and one of the leading privately owned palletised transport organisations in the UK.  Established in 1979 we operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles.  We offer a wide range of delivery solutions to many satisfied customers while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professional conduct.

    Teamwork is key to success in this fast paced environment which involves dealing with live enquiries from both drivers and customers, tracking vehicle progress and routing deliveries and collections.

    Main duties to include:

    ·          Planning vehicle routes via the in Mandata planning system.

    ·          Ensuring maximum utilisation of the fleet on a daily basis.

    ·          Ensuring customer service and performance levels are maintained to a high level by monitoring timed deliveries and effective planning.

    ·          Answering phone calls and dealing with customer’s and drivers enquires.

    ·          Responsibility for the drivers daily debrief on their return to the depot and recording all information provided.

    ·          Occasionally operating a Forklift Truck during operator holiday periods.

    Role Requirements:

    ·          Experience using transport planning software such as Mandata.

    ·          RTITB Counter Balance Forklift Licence.

    ·          Competent in the use of Microsoft Office

    Our employees are the key to our success, and each employee plays an integral part in ensuring that customer’s needs are met and exceeded with every delivery. Freightroute’s foundation is based around a solid team approach which allows all of our operations to run smoothly.

    In return we offer to these benefits to all employees:

    • 28 days annual leave (inc bank holidays)
    • Further training
    • Sales lead reward scheme
    • Childcare voucher scheme
    • Company branded clothing for Drivers, Warehouse & Traffic staff
       View Vacancy Details & Apply
  • East Mids

    Class 2 Day Driver (East Midlands)

    Location: Derbyshire DE55 4QH
    Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday
    Salary: £9.76ph, Over time £12.32
    Reporting To: Depot Operations Manager / Depot General Manager

    Freightroute Limited is a family business and one of the leading privately owned palletised transport organisations in the UK.  Established in 1979 we operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles.  We offer a wide range of delivery solutions to many satisfied customers while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professional conduct.

    Description:        Class 2 HGV Day Driver

    We are currently looking to recruit Class2 HGV / LGC C Drivers to work from our East Midlands site, performing multi drop deliveries and collections of palletised goods from a wide range of business types within a specified daily route.  Monday to Friday, 45 hours a week.  

    Job Benefits:

    • Holidays 20 + 8 Bank Holidays
    • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme    
    • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
    • Freightroute Limited Uniform
    • Funded Driver CPC Training
    • ADR Training & Refresher Courses

    Successful candidates will possess a professional approach in all areas and demonstrate a good working knowledge of driver’s hour’s legislation and load security as well as a flexible approach regarding working autonomously and as part of a team.

    12 months relevant driving experience is preferred but not essential, ADR preferred but also not essential as training will be given after successful completion of probationary period. All candidates must possess a current DCPC qualification without exception.

    To express your interest in joining us submit your CV and contact details to our Depot General Manager using the link below or by writing to: darren.wareing@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply