We have a large, diverse and experienced team with backgrounds in road transport, bulk haulage, logistics and supply chain.
Crucially, we have a deep understanding of the markets in which we operate, our customers’ businesses, the challenges they face and the support they need to deliver an outstanding service to their customers.
Steve joined Abbey in 1995. Became Finance Director in 2004 and CEO in 2009. Qualified management accountant & founder of industry initiative ‘Think Logistics’ encouraging young people to join the industry. Since becoming CEO in 2009 Abbey’s sales have grown from £18m to £55m.
Matthew joined Abbey in January 2019 as Finance Director. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen and has over 20 years’ experience in corporate finance, banking and private equity. He has worked in a variety of sectors and prior to joining Abbey, spent six years as a Finance Director at Eddie Stobart Logistics, the transport and logistics group.
Joined Abbey in 1994 and has worked his way from transport planner to his current role.
Dave has an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the business and has been instrumental in growing Abbey from bulk liquid tanker transport business into a diversified logistics provider.
Mike leads Abbey’s business development team and is responsible for identifying new customers and opportunities.
Mike is a highly-experienced logistics and supply chain professional and has enjoyed a long career in both business development and operational roles for some of the UK’s most successful logistics companies, sectors including; food, gas, chemicals and construction materials.
Dave leads Abbey Logistics’ Liquids Division, and has joined the business from the liquid food sector where he held a variety of senior positions focused on logistics, supply chain and strategy.
With more than 20 years’ experience in Logistics, Dave plays an integral role in shaping the strategic direction of the Bulk Liquids Division with a focus on customer service, reliability and continuous improvement that creates value for our customers.
Paul joined Abbey in 1995 on our apprenticeship scheme. Beginning his career with the liquid planning team, Paul moved on to then lead the team as Planning Manager, after gaining an in-depth knowledge of operations, customers, and equipment over several years.
With his strong operational background, Paul was ideally placed to support our customers and took up the role of Commercial Manager focused on business development and working with customers on contract implementation success.
Paul now leads our Powders Division as Head of Operations, bringing many years of knowledge, and experience to the role.