Careers

*Recruitment is Temporarily Suspended although some depots are now currently advertising, see below .

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: £10.36ph, Over time £13.22ph
    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: kieron.whittington@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply

    Class 1 Night Driver (Irthlingborough)

    Location: Irthlingborough NN9 5QQ
    Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday
    Salary: £11.81ph, Over time £13.22ph
    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: kieron.whittington@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply
  • Gloucester

    Class 1 Night Trunk Driver (Gloucester)

    Location: Gloucester GL1 5SQ
    Shift Pattern: Monday - Friday
    Salary: £11.81ph, Over time £13.22ph
    Reporting To: Depot General Manager / Operations 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 (ADR preferable)

    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, 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: £11.81ph / £13.22ph 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
  • Thetford

    HGV Class 1 Night

    Location: Norfolk IP24 1HG
    Shift Pattern: 50 Hours Approx
    Salary: TBA
    Reporting To: Depot General Manager / Depot Operations Manager

    HGV Class 1 Night Driver (Cat C+E) with ADR

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

     

    HGV Class 1 Night Driver:

    We are currently looking to recruit a Class 1 HGV C+E Driver with ADR to work from our Thetford site, performing trunk driving duties between our depots and partner hubs for delivery and collection of palletised goods across our network. Working Monday to Friday, average 50 hours per week.

    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, current ADR qualification is required for this position.  All candidates must possess a current DCPC qualification without exception.

    Job Benefits:

    •             Holidays 20 + 8 Bank Holidays (pro rata)

    •             Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme

    •             Childcare Vouchers Scheme

    •             PPE provided

     

    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

    Class 2 Day Driver (Thetford)

    Location: Norfolk IP24 1HG
    Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday
    Salary: £10.05ph, Overtime £12.69ph
    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 Thetford 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: elaine.maltwood@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply
  • East Mids

    Forklift Operative (East Mids)

    Location: Derbyshire DE55 4QH
    Shift Pattern: 10.00pm - 0800am (45 hours per week) Monday to Friday
    Salary: To be advised

    Freightroute Ltd, one of the largest and leading family owned Palletised Distribution Networks, are now looking to recruit a Fork Lift Operative for their East Midlands Depot.
    Operating from ten strategic sites throughout the UK, employing over 420 people, with a fleet of over 172 LGV's and 100 trailers, handling over 800,000 pallets per annum, our depot in Alfreton is an important part of our structure.
    They require a Counterbalance trained fork lift driver for the night shift working between the hours of 10.00pm - 08.00am (45 hours per week), a flexible approach may be needed with regard to finish times due to the nature of the business .

    Fork Lift Operative Requirements
    With the ability to work under pressure at times, you will be contributing to an effective night operation.The successful FLT Operative will hold a current counter balance certificate and ideally will have worked previously in a busy warehouse environment loading and unloading pallets for a fleet of HGV's and trailers.
    A full driving licence / HGV licence or Shunter training would be an advantage.
    Suitable skills / experience: FLT Driver, Fork Lift Driver, Fork Lift Operator, Fork Lift Operative, Counterbalance FLT Driver


    How to apply

    If you have the desired skills and experience and would like to be considered for this Fork Lift Operative job then we would like to hear from you.
    If you wish to be considered for this opportunity please submit CV via email.
    You must be eligible to work in the UK.

    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: kerry.hinchcliffe@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply

    Class 2 Day Driver (East Midlands)

    Location: Derbyshire DE55 4QH
    Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday
    Salary: £10.05ph, Over time £12.69
    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 (ADR Preferred)

    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: kerry.hinchcliffe@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply
  • Eastleigh

    Class 1 HGV Night Driver (Eastleigh)

    Location: Eastleigh SO50 6NZ
    Shift Pattern: 45 Hours a week
    Salary: £11.81 & £13.22 OT
    Reporting To: Depot Operations Manager / Depot 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 roles available (ADR preferable)

    We are currently looking to recruit Class 1 HGV / LGC C+E Drivers to work from our Eastleigh 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: paul.smith@freightroute.co.uk

       View Vacancy Details & Apply