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An introduction to PRO TECT SOLUTIONS

Established in February 2016 by Barry Hood CMILT, PRO TECT SOLUTIONS (SW) LTD trading as PRO TECT SOLUTIONS is a fast growing and innovative transport compliance consultancy and membership organisation providing and securing legal and compliance services for UK operator licence holders.

The name PRO TECT SOLUTIONS is an abbreviation of Professional, Transport, Employment, Compliance and Technical Solutions aimed at protecting our members operator licences. The strapline “Consider us part of the team” under our logo is also our mission statement and communicates the very essence of what we hope to achieve, to become an integral and trusted part of each and every one of our members operator compliance strategies.

We want you to consider us part of your team, to achieve that we will drive down your costs, go above and beyond to ensure every question is answered, check every system works and truly support your business.

Sign up to our membership scheme today and you will be truly amazed at just how much we can reduce your operator compliance costs. We promise to continue developing and growing our list of trusted associate service providers and expert consultants to secure industry beating prices for our members.

Meet the Team

Barry Hood – Compliance and Membership Services Manager / Director

Barry is an International CPC Qualified Transport Professional and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Logistics and Transport, he has worked for companies such as DX Networks, DHL and as an Area Manager with the RHA. Throughout his career and in the face of rising industry costs he has been acutely aware of a growing demand within the industry for more cost effective services focused on improving operator compliance and road safety. Initially offering services to operator licence holders in the South West of England, Barry continues to developed and encourage great working relationships with an ever growing number of associate service providers and transport consultants and is extremely proud that he is successfully driving down the cost of essential services and products for all UK Hauliers.

Simon Mead – Compliance and Membership Services Manager

Simon is an International CPC Qualified Transport Professional, joining the team on 22nd January 2018 Simon has grown his knowledge base and skill set whilst working for the last 3 years as a Compliance Manager with the RHA. Prior to that Simon worked as a Transport Manager at IJ McGills Transport Ltd and has worked as an HGV Driver, Simon has worked his way up within the transport industry since 2003. Simon is now an expert in the field of operator licence compliance and brings with him a wealth of experience and we look forward to working with Simon and growing our membership throughout the Wales and West Midlands Areas.

Karen Pockett – Compliance and Membership Services Manager

Karen is an International CPC Qualified Transport Professional and also joined the team on 22nd January 2018. Karen will be offering our membership services to operator licence holders throughout Swindon and the surrounding areas. Karen has been working with a number of local hauliers in the Swindon area prior to joining the team and has built up a great reputation assisting her clients at Public Inquiry, including one of the UK’s most high profile cases. Karen proven dedication to improving operator licence compliance and her hard work was pivitol in gaining one of our clients a score of 100% in a full a full systems and procedures audit completed by PRO TECT SOLUTIONS and is the only person before or since to achieve this result.

Louise Barnes – Membership Services and Customer Care Manager / Director

Louise is a Co-Director of PRO TECT SOLUTIONS and together with Barry set up the business. Louise has a wealth of experience in delivering expert customer care to our members and clients. With her valuable skills Louise brings a new, proactive and dynamic approach to improving and providing the customer care experience for our members and non-member clients.

Thinking about joining?

Sign up to our membership scheme today and you will be truly amazed at just how much we can reduce your operator compliance costs. We promise to continue developing and growing our team of expert consultants and trusted associate service providers to secure our members industry beating prices and the highest level of care. Applying for membership is simple, just click on the membership button at the top of this page, complete the form and we will be in touch to complete your application.

 

On behalf of the team at J F Pearce and Sons Ltd I would like to thank Barry and his team at PRO TECT SOLUTIONS for all their help and support in helping us maintain our FORS Bronze Accreditation. We have achieved an amazing result with a 100% success rate in our 2018 FORS audit. We have found our membership with PRO TECT to be extremely valuable, the annual audit included in the membership fee’s not only helped us prepare for our FORS audit it was an extremely useful tool to help us understand how we measure up to our operator licence undertakings.

J F Pearce and Sons Ltd

JOE PEARCE, MANAGING DIRECTOR

J F Pearce and Sons Ltd

"RH & AJ Bateman Ltd are extremely proud to have achieved our FORS Silver Accreditation in 2018. The assistance and support provided by Barry Hood and his team at PRO TECT SOLUTIONS was very professional. As a member of PRO TECT SOLUTIONS we have benefited greatly from their services and products. I highly recommend them".

RH & AJ Bateman Ltd

Russell Bateman, Managing Director

RH & AJ Bateman Ltd

"C & D South West have been working with PRO TECT SOLUTIONS (SW) LTD for a while now building a successful and professional working relationship with Barry Hood and his team. Barry has developed a full appreciation of our business needs and fully understands our culture and working practices. We are currently using PRO TECT SOLUTIONS to consult with us on an ongoing basis to assist us with our Transport Compliance and have already began to see the benefits in doing so. Barry has been most helpful in rewriting policies and creating our employee handbooks to ensure we are up to date and compliant with our operator licence and communicating key policies to our workforce. They have worked very hard to understand the ethos and future vision here at C & D South West and I look forward to what the future holds for both our businesses.  In summary - Barry Hood has proved to be a very professional transport consultant whom C & D South West would highly recommend to any business seeking to improve and update their transport operator compliance strategy".

C & D South West Ltd

Lorna Hammond

C & D South West Ltd

I contacted PRO T.E.C.T. SOLUTIONS to help Reliable Plant Haulage Ltd with a compliance audit. Barry Hood completed the audit, he was extremely friendly, knowledgeable and professional but with the personal touch, going the extra mile to take the stress out of it for us. His customer service is second to none and I highly recommend his services.

Reliable Plant Haulage Ltd

Karen Wood

Reliable Plant Haulage Ltd

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PRO TECT SOLUTIONS is a fast growing and innovative transport compliance consultancy providing and securing legal and compliance services for our members and non-member clients. In association with our trusted business partners we are extremely proud that we are successfully driving down the cost of operator licence compliance services for all of our members & non-member clients.

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