Paul Harper has joined leading Dorset based aggregate and haulage supplier, Avon Material Supplies (AMS) as their Transport Manager.
With almost 30 years of experience in the transport industry, including challenging roles as both a Network and Operations Manager, Paul brings a wealth knowledge to the already, highly skilled AMS management team.
The role of a Transport Manager at AMS is diverse and will involve Paul overseeing the operation and upkeep of a large vehicle fleet, which includes variously sized tipper, skip and grab trucks. In addition to this, Paul will be working closely with the skilled drivers employed by AMS to ensure the fleet continues to be operated safely in an efficient manner that is environmentally conscious.
It is also hoped that Paul’s proven background in transport, management, compliance and engineering will allow AMS to achieve higher fuel efficiencies and lower ongoing maintenance costs without compromising the organisation’s high service standards.
“The appointment of Paul as our Transport Manager is seen within AMS as a huge success because his enthusiasm and experience is exactly what we need to move AMS forward, through the achievement of improved fleet operations”. – Ian Mariner, Managing Director
With a healthy ‘fleet’ of accreditations and qualifications under his belt, Paul will be supporting both the Managing Director Ian Mariner and General Manager Niall Roberts, with the day-to-day management of Avon Material Supplies.
“I am keen to utilise my skills and practical experience so the AMS fleet operates efficiently whilst being able to provide a larger range of services to its ever-growing customer base in the areas of Dorset and Hampshire.” – Paul Harper, Transport Manager
Founded in 1993, Avon Material Supplies is now one of the leading aggregate and haulage suppliers in Dorset, Somerset and West Hampshire.