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Our Team

We're very proud of our team, and rightly so. Everyone is totally committed to providing all our customers with the very best service and reliability.

James Batsford – Director


James has been with the company now for a number of years and is in charge of Operations. Joining the family business after gaining his degree in Transport Management.

Stu Tovey - Transport Manager


Stu joined us originally as a Class 2 driver in 2014. He has worked in many areas of the business, and now holds the position of Transport Manager. Stu is responsible for the day to day running of our General Haulage department.

Paul Mclellan – Palletline Operations Manager


Paul joined us as a 7.5 tonne driver, he soon moved into the offices and worked his way up to become Operations Manager. Paul Is in charge of the day to day running of the Palletline department.

Paula Kimberlin - Head of Accounts


Paula has been with us for 8 years. She is head of accounts and deals with all your account queries.

Nick Batsford – Director


Nick has been involved with Standard for a number of years. He spent a number of years running our transport desk, before now moving on to being in charge of Driver training and development.

Jo Frith – Help Desk Team


Jo joined the company in 2008. She is and extremely valued member of the team and is more than happy to help with customer queries.

Rob Batsford – Director


Rob has been a director of the business for over 30 years. He now oversees the financial performance of the business.

Chloe Shurmer - Help Desk Team


Chloe has recently come to the team and is proving to be an invaluable member. She is your first point of call to any queries you may have.

Abbie Snow – Evening Shift Manager


Abbie joined us when she was only 16. She has now progressed to be the manager of the evening shift and makes sure that our operation runs smoothly every evening.

Aimee Batsford – Help Desk Team


Aimee started in 2018 to assist on the Help Desk. She has since become a favourite of our customers with her bubbly outgoing personality. Aimee originally worked for the business 25 years ago, when we first joined the Palletline network.