Andrew Leadbeater - Owner

Andrew Leadbeater - Owner

With over 35 years experience in the haulage and warehousing industry, Andrew has gained a reputation for delivering against high demand and challenging assignments in a fast paced, highly pressured environment whilst ensuring professionalism and flexibility.

• Bucket List: Singapore F1 Grand Prix

• Favourite Phrase: When I was your age!

• Pet Hate: Laziness

Peter Thrower – General Manager

Peter joined the business in 2018, with over 40 years of experience within the Logistics Industry working in many varied environments. He has gained vast knowledge and experience which he is happy to pass onto others.

• Bucket List: Travel to Daku Island

• Favourite Phrase: Tomorrow is another day

• Pet Hate: Lack of facts for informed decisions

Peter Thrower – General Manager
Martine Naylor - HR/Office Manager

Martine Naylor - HR/Office Manager

Having worked for her previous company for 32 years Martine joined Leadbeater’s’ in 2016 bringing with her extensive experience in HR. As well as providing day to day HR advice and support Martine ensures the smooth day to day running of the office.

• Bucket List: Travel back to the Maldives

• Favourite Phrase: After the rain comes the rainbow

• Pet hate: Reasons why something can’t be done

Alex Leadbeater - Operations Co-ordinator

Alex has followed in the footsteps of his Dad since being able to walk. It was a forgone conclusion that Alex would work in the family business as soon as he left school.
His passion is to drive development in all areas of the company and to grow and develop the E-Fulfilment side of the business.

• Favourite Phrase: Never regret a day in your life. Good days give you happiness & bad days give you experience

• Pet Hate: Poor Quality

• Out of Work: Loves a blooming good fillet steak medium, with bearnaise sauce

Alex Leadbeater - Operations Co-ordinator
Helen Watson - Accounts Co-ordinator

Helen Watson - Accounts Co-ordinator

Helen joined the company in 2017, bringing with her a wealth of knowledge in accounts. Having had to hit the ground running, she has strengthened and developed her skills with her role as well as other areas of the business.

• Favourite Phrase: Be happy and always smile, life is too short

• Pet Hate: Untidiness. Always remember tidy house/desk = tidy mind

• Out of Work: Spending time with family and enjoying breaks in the caravan

Phillip Leadbeater - Pallet Network Manager

Phillip has worked for the company since 2011 and has seen lots of changes along the way, including the new introduction of the Pallex Network which will help to strengthen this area of the business.

• Bucket List: 40 hour working week

• Favourite Phrase: Work hard, play hard

• Out of Work: Enjoys good measure of Jack Daniels and Coke – or 2!

Phillip Leadbeater - Pallet Network Manager
Mark Cockerham – Compliance and Fleet Manager

Mark Cockerham – Compliance and Fleet Manager

Mark originally worked for the company in 2008 and has recently re-joined the business in a different capacity. During his career away from the business Mark gained many qualifications, including International Transport Manager CPC, Lorry Driver CPC Trainer, Driver Assessor and numerous Health & Safety qualifications, to name a few. He is also a member of various profession industry bodies.

• Favourite Phrase: It’s off to Doncaster (if you know, you know!)

• Ambition: To have a safe and compliant industry

• Outside of work: Enjoys North Yorkshire and Countryside living

Suzanne Leadbeater - Office Administrator

Suzanne has worked in the business since 1996. Having returned to the office after having a career break, Suzanne assists with the day to day Admin within the office.

• Bucket List: To renew my wedding vows somewhere exotic

• Favourite Phrase: You only live once but if you do it right once is enough!

• Out of work: Loves spending time with the family, holidays and dining out

Suzanne Leadbeater - Office Administrator