Meet the Transport Team
What is your team’s overall role within the company? Carntyne’s transport department is responsible for planning and operating the company’s vehicle and trailer fleet. The department is made up of the planning and administration teams, working closely together to ensure Carntyne meets its vision of ‘the perfect blend of quality and service’. David Weir, Transport Manager, heads up the team of planners; Chris Mulholland, Michelle Lappin, Alan Baistow, Ryan McGhee and Chris Hunter. The team oversees the planning of the Carntyne drivers across Scotland, from the central belt all the way upto Inverness and Aberlour. The team communicates with customers and drivers throughout the day to ensure Carntyne provide a smooth service that meets and exceeds customer expectations.
Kim Provan oversees the administration team including Kieran McGrotty, Lauren Phelan and Meisha Bryson. The team is responsible for ensuring drivers’ paperwork is correct and communicated to the customer, completing timesheets and routine checks, liaising with sub-contractors and other administration duties that are a must to provide an efficient and reliable service. The department has a great wealth of knowledge and experience in the industry, having been with Carntyne a combined total of over 100 years!
What is a day in the life of the team like? Every day is different. The team work together, alongside drivers, customers, the workshop and the management team, to make sure the working day runs as smoothly as possible. Our main focus is on maintaining overall productivity of the fleet to deliver a high-quality service.
Are there any interesting facts about the team or a team member that people might not know? David Weir has recently joined CBI’s under 35 Network.