Mixed FORS Silver and Bronze accredited, we've been leading transport specialists in the building, construction, and rail industry for almost 40yrs.
If you're looking for a haulage partner you can rely on to navigate the challenges of the industry, look no further. We're tried and tested and know how to get your deliveries done with maximum efficiency, specialist skill and professionalism.
Whether it's from Land's End to John o' Groats or Blackpool to Birmingham we can cover your priority loads. And if you need something moved that's not standard to what we do, we'll help put you in touch with other specialists we trust in that can.
With a rapidly expanding award-winning fleet, we employ and retain some of the best drivers around, by working together as a tight knit knowledgeable team.
All goods are carried and stored under the RHA conditions of carriage 2020. An allowance of 60 minutes for loading and unloading is included in the price, demurrage will be charged after this time at £15 every 15 minutes. A copy of our Terms & Conditions can be viewed here.
Karen Bailey BA Hons
Transport & Subcontractor Executive
Accounts & Fleet Assistant
Barry established Barry Proctor Services Ltd (BPS) in May 1985. He started out in a small side office by the train tracks near Stoke-on-Trent station with a parking space for one truck, and went on to build one of the most successful and nationally recognised haulage businesses in the UK; that customers are pleased to work with, and logistics people and professional HGV drivers are proud to work for.
Prior to setting up BPS, Barry previously worked as Transport Manager for 12yrs at Neild & Timmis. This position followed 10 years working for Supreme Salt Co Ltd. initially as a Class 1 HGV driver where he climbed the ranks to be promoted to Transport Manager.
As well as developing the haulage business, Barry was also a Founding Partner of North Staffs Builders Merchants for 17 years which he and his fellow partners sold to Jewson in 2002.
Barry is a long standing member of the RHA (Road Haulage Association) and served as Regional Chairman of the Midlands & Western Regional Council, and on the RHA Board of Directors. In addition to this Barry is also a member of North Staff Chamber of Commerce. At the Nuneaton Truck Bash in 2016 he was also presented with an award recognising 30 years of service to the haulage industry.
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Sam joined the family business in 2021 after spending 20 years in London working in Marketing, Communications, PR, Advertising and Sales within telecoms, recruitment and healthcare industries.
In one of her last roles before joining BPS she worked as Group Marketing Director for private equity business Hamilton Bradshaw and its 30+ subsidiary companies, reporting directly to renowned entrepreneur and former Dragon's Den investor James Caan CBE.
With a wealth of experience in helping establish start-up businesses and putting them on a successful path to growth, Sam is now focused on the continuation and expansion of her father's business - Barry Proctor Services. Working closely with everyone in the team to ensure continued high standards, strong company values, and exceptional levels of service and respect are provided to all customers, supply partners, and employees.
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June has been with the company since it's inception and has been a driving force in the businesses success.
Also known as 'The Chancellor', June is frequently referred to by suppliers as setting the gold standard for invoicing and accounts, due to her detailed and steadfast approach to getting the job done right and with maximum efficiency.
June is responsible for keeping a close eye on the purse strings and ensures suppliers and subcontractors are paid quickly and all customers are kept up to date on costs for work completed. She also pays all our wages, which are gratefully received weekly for drivers and monthly within operations.
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Hannah has been with the business since 2017 and has developed her logistics expertise to attain an internal promotion. She is now an exceptional Transport Planner and key member of the Barry Proctor Services team.
Prior to joining BPS she worked in various roles that included being an Advisor at Waterplus and before that at Advantis Credit, as well as a Manager's Assistant at Coral Racing where she was responsible for the training new members of staff and introducing new betting and gaming products to customers.
All of these roles helped develop Hannah's strong and efficient customer services skills, along with her time spent in Guest Services at the Holiday Inn Express and as a Cashier at Alton Towers. Whilst at Alton Towers Resort Hannah received two accolades: Employee of the Month and Employee of the Year runner up.
Hannah is obsessed with Lego and maps, which definitely helps in her role. As an avid football fan she supports the same team as Robbie Williams - Port Vale, where she enjoys going to watch local matches, and is always guaranteed a seat.
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Leanne joined Barry Proctor Services as a Transport Planner in July 2021 and has become an integral member of the operations team.
Having previously worked as both a Planner and Logistics Operator for 100+ Trade Plate drivers at Brit European over the course of four years, Leanne also gained valuable transport planning and Health & Safety experience at Holdcroft Ltd and Tarmac Ltd running a fleet of 150+ trucks.
Whilst the majority of her career has been in the construction industry an unusual fact about Leanne is that she's also a qualified PAT tester, which is definitely a bonus around the office.
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Tony has over 33 years experience as a Class 1 HGV driver, and within transport operations in the haulage industry for both RG Bassett & Sons and Barry Proctor Services. In the last few years he tried to retire but the draw of haulage lured him back part-time to the BPS team....and his wife actively encouraged his return.
A highly valued and much loved member of the team, Tony's Health & Safety and industry compliance knowledge is unsurpassed and over the years he's introduced numerous driver training policies and delivered many in-house training sessions.
Other than a rum, Tony loves nothing more than spending time with his family and taking his grandchildren for days out to look at trucks and motorbikes. He does this as well as maintaining his extensive collection of motorbikes, which include an imported American Edition Honda 1100 Shadow, a Kawasaki ZZR600, and a Honda CB750 K2.
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Karen has been part of the Barry Proctor Services team as an Executive Assistant for over 10 years.
She is responsible for producing monthly data analysis and reporting, and has the critical role of ensuring all vehicles are serviced and maintained safely and compliantly, as well as retaining detailed records of all defects and repairs.
Prior to this Karen had a successful career in both sales and operations for numerous blue chip companies, including: Ford, BT, and Royal Doulton where she looked after their fleet of company cars. In addition to this Karen's skills also extend to technology, as for two years she taught IT at Newcastle College. During her time with BPS Karen has been supported by the business to complete her English Literature Degree.
When she's not at work Karen runs Creative Cab Curtains as well as making custom curtains for all drivers operating within the BPS fleet.
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Nicole joined the Barry Proctor Services team in September 2020 to assist the transport operations team and has since taken on the important role of supporting our subcontractor network.
Our very own crafty cockney, Nicole has always worked in some form or another within the motor trade, whether it be for Dagenham Motors, Highwood Vehicles Ltd based in Bethnal Green, or Greenhous Fleet Services in Stoke. She now brings her friendly demeanour and excellent customer services skills to manage and maintain our expanding subcontractor base.
When she's not at home with the family, any spare time she has is spent practicing stage dance, tap and jazz, and running her Cushty Camping Facebook page.
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Kiera started working in the Barry Proctor Services team initially through work experience, whilst studying Accountancy at Buxton & Leek College, she was so good we wanted to keep her.
Her roles and responsibilities are varied as she currently supports both the MOT and maintenance side of the business as well as the accounts team. Kiera's passion lies in accounts so we are currently supporting her continued studies in this area.
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Charlotte joined Barry Proctor Services in April 2021 as a part-time support in the accounts team.
A quick study Charlotte soon got to grips with invoicing and processing POD's and still works for us part-time whilst running her own beauty business, raising three children, and completing early morning sprints with her two dogs. It's safe to say she's never bored.
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