Handtrans was founded as a family business 25 years ago, and to this day still operates as such. Under the combined leadership of both Mel and Luke Hand, Our highly professional and experienced team reflect the company’s values day-by-day. Get to know our operations team below and get in touch to see how we can help.
Kieran is the head of coordinating daily business operations and implementing effective strategies. Kieran is widely-versed in all areas of the business and is chief point of contact for new and potential clients. He has a high commercial awareness and is tasked with the continued growth and development of Handtrans.
Email me: Kieran@handtrans.com
With 15+ years in Transport, Logistics & Warehousing – Luke oversees all Handtrans transport operations and directly supervises the Traffic department’s services. The son of the company’s original founder, he is extremely knowledgeable and a true industry expert with countless local connections and a solution to every problem.
Email me: Luke@handtrans.com
Paul is highly passionate about delivering unmatched customer service, and is responsible for the management and development of our Pallet Network services and the overall operations of the team.
Email me: Paul@handtrans.com
At the head of Handtrans’ warehouse team, Dave has many years of warehousing and shipping experience. He supervises the warehouse team’s operations and handles the company’s Import / Export handling services and storage.
Email me: Warehouse@handtrans.com
Simon has full and effective control of the Handtrans groupage department and is responsible for maximising efficiency in terms of economy and service across the fleet of 26T taillift curtainsided vehicles.
Email me: Simon@handtrans.com
Tasked with the planning and operating of Handtrans’ Rigid Vehicle fleet and Groupage operations, Sam is excellent at building relationships with customers and offers brilliant customer service and results.
Email me: Sam@handtrans.com
Full Loads Planner
Jared is responsible for the planning and operating of our Full Load services and the management of our Articulated vehicles and trailers. He is a highly knowledgeable planner with years of experience and a CPC in Road Haulage.
Email me: Jared@handtrans.com
Pete is a very effective planner and is responsible for the delivery planning of our local Palletforce vehicles. He is also responsible for the daily collection of our customer’s freight as well as ensuring all consignments are processed through the Palletforce network.
Email me: Pete@handtrans.com
Along with Pete, Chris is responsible for ensuring that our customer’s freight is transited through the Palletforce network in an efficient manner. He plans the daily deliveries and effectively organises drivers and vehicles to accommodate large volumes of pallets each night.
Email me: Chris@handtrans.com
Email me: Diane@handtrans.com
Email me: Accounts@handtrans.com