Paul Ponsonby

Director

Paul has spent a lifetime in the transport industry, previously in the family haulage company; working his way through most departments, prior to branching out on his own in 1998. The experience gained along the way, allowed him the insight to know exactly where he wanted the company to focus. He is a keen believer in the power of presentation and passionately believes first impressions are vital in the sales and marketing effort of the company. He works closely with his operational and sales staff and is always on hand to lend advice where necessary. Outside of work, he is a keen traveller and enjoys, skiing, cycling, watching sport and reading.

Linda Wildman

Director

Prior to Paul Ponsonby Limited, Linda worked in the transport industry. She joined the company in 2001 as a Commercial Manager, and in 2007 was promoted to Director. Linda is very hands on within the company and is still very much involved with the day to day running of the transport side of the business. Linda provides the highest level of customer service, has fantastic relationships with all customers and takes pride in all that she does. Linda has driven the company forward leading to many of the awards Paul Ponsonby Limited has won over the years. Her caring nature ensures a happy working environment which has directly contributed to the low turnover of staff. In her spare time Linda enjoys spending time with her family, holidays and socialising.

Paul Hancock

Operations Manager

Paul is the Warehouse Operations Manager, he joined Paul Ponsonby Limited in 1999 from an electrical manufacturing company. He is responsible for the day to day running of the warehouse and at times has been over-seeing up to 55 staff at 7 sites. Paul’s calm and efficient nature has resulted in some of our very first customers still being with us today. An important member of the team, nothing is ever too much trouble. In his spare time Paul enjoys reading, sport and spending time with his family.

Joanne Gumery

Sales and Exhibitions Manager

Joanne graduated from University in 2007 after receiving a 2:1 BA Hons in Advertising and Marketing Communications. After University, Joanne joined the logistics industry as a Field Sales Executive for a large parcel delivery company before joining Paul Ponsonby Limited in 2010.

Joanne is responsible for a variety of tasks including sales, account management, marketing and exhibitions.  In addition to her role at Paul Ponsonby Limited, Joanne was elected onto the UKWA’s Management Board and still holds this position today. She is the youngest ever member to be elected and only the 4th female since 1944.

She has won two awards to date; UKWA’s Young Employee of the Year in 2012 and Multimodal’s Young Logistics Professional of the Year in 2015. Outside of work Joanne enjoys spending time with her Husband and daughter, holidays and eating out.

Brenda Tuckley

Office Administrator

Brenda joined the company in August 2011 as an Office Administrator. Previous to that she worked for a well known opticians for 23 years before being made redundant. Brenda is responsible for greeting customers/visitors, preparing driver paperwork, credit control and reconciling POD’s. Brenda is very thorough in everything that she does and makes all visitors feel completely at ease when they walk through the door. She is the ‘Mom’ of the office and a great support to the rest of the team. In her spare time Brenda enjoys line dancing, reading and caravanning.

Sharon Colley

Accounts

Sharon has worked in accounts for the past 20 years. She has been with Paul Ponsonby Limited since 2000 and is responsible for managing the companies’ accounts. Working under her own initiative, Sharon has shown she has a head for numbers and is a pleasure to have in the office. In her spare time Sharon enjoys travel, walking and general socialising.

Matt Gostling

Warehouse Manager

Matt joined Paul Ponsonby Limited in September 2015. Having worked in logistics and distribution for many years he has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience along the way. Starting off in Import and Exports, he has progressed through to his current role as Warehouse Manager. Matt enjoys change and project management, he is always looking for ways to improve processes and is dedicated to providing excellent customer service. In his spare time, Matt enjoys sports, socialising along with holidays, belly dancing and acrobatics.

Charli Bird

Market and Administration Assistant

Charli joined Paul Ponsonby Ltd in January 2017 as a Marketing and Administration Assistant having previously worked as a CRM Data Administrator in the industrial laundry sector. Charli works closely with Joanne providing a wide range of marketing and administrative support. Outside of the office Charli is a keen baker and crafter and is never far from a sewing machine or mixing bowl.

Testimonials

May I say first of all that your guys were brilliant at Ipswich – everything went smooth as silk and the service was entirely professional. It is such a comfort to know that there is a good supporting team. Thanks so very much.

- Government Agency

A big “Thank you” from me for all your efforts last week at the Cheltenham BAOD.  As always nothing was too much trouble and it was a pleasure working with you.

- Government Agency

A quick note to pass on my appreciation of the work done by Tony and Matthew at this event yesterday; it was all done very efficiently and without fuss.  Also, as some of the equipment provided by the Hotel was not as promised, they had to improvise in order to meet our requirements and the need for customer confidentiality. This was achieved successfully without any inconvenience to anyone.

- Government Agency

Both HP personnel on Site and Royal Bank staff were very impressed by the extremely efficient and professional service they provided, we all thought they were the best Transport Company that HP have ever used and we would be delighted if they were used for all future deliveries

- Leading Computer Manufacturer

We received a delivery of 100 boxes from Dell today, delivered by 2 of your men, Vijay and Shuq. I am taking the time to say thank you, which I hope you will pass on to them, as they did a superb job. They were polite, helpful, understanding and efficient and I was very impressed

- Leading Computer Manufacturer

I am writing to say how delighted I was to receive my new Xerox photocopier today and how impressed with the service extended to me by VJ and Kev who installed my machine. They are a credit to your company and were efficient, friendly and extremely helpful. Please pass on my thanks to them

- Leading Computer Manufacturer

I would like to take this opportunity to thank your company for the excellent service that you provided when you delivered a shipment from HP hardware to us last Friday. 

In particular, my colleagues and I noticed how professional and helpful Vijay and Matt were in assisting us with the move of the hardware to our Computer Room, something we would never achieve without their help.

- Police Force

Thank you very much for the POD and also for the great job that you did at both the collection & delivery points. The Client made a special point of mailing us yesterday to say how impressed they were with the job as a whole.

- Shipping Company

Please pass on our thanks to your delivery guys again! Just had a thank you from our sales office (1st time ever) to say nothing was too much trouble for them

- Large Distributor of Electronic Equipment

A quick message to say thank you for the excellent job done by your company delivering our machines to Southampton.
Your driver was very helpful and pleasant to work with and the trucks, with large tail lift and multiple restraints for the goods were impressive.

 

- Electron-X

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Modern warehouse located in Birmingham. 100,000sq ft. Offering Container de-vanning, pallet storage, value added services and distribution.

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UK and European specialist distribution and installation of fragile electronic equipment such as computers, telecoms equipment and medical equipment provided through a wide range of vehicles.

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