Reliable transport keeps people, goods, services and the economy running smoothly. The industry relies on a steady flow of new entrants and apprentices into the Automotive Retail Sector to help meet this need. Middle managers are needed across the Automotive Retail Sector in sales, after sales, vehicle parts, fleet control, vehicle body and repair workshops and vehicle maintenance and repair workshops. Their job is to recruit and retain skilled staff, increase customer loyalty and to help the business to remain competitive. This framework provides a career path for middle management at level 5.