Meet the dedicated and experienced Longs of Leeds team, delivering satisfaction for our clients and customers
Andrew Long joined the business in 1984 at the age of 19. Andrew worked his way through all departments and functions of the business and now plays a pivotal role in running the main commercial activities and operations of the business. As both a director and shareholder of Longs of Leeds he is passionate about customers, service and quality and provides a hands-on approach to management.
Stephen Long joined his father, Norman in the family business aged 17. Now a shareholder and director, Stephen is primarily in charge of quality control and customer care. Stephen also manages our systems and technology, and ensures Longs of Leeds is up-to-date with cutting edge developments, which enables us to provide our customers with the very best service and communications.
Dave has worked in the transport industry for 32 years, and has spent 12 years at Longs of Leeds. As commercial manager, he helps to ensure the smooth running of the day-today business, and oversees key clients in both distribution and warehousing, to ensure customers’ needs are fulfilled.
Jonathan is the fourth generation of the Long family to work in the business and has been a part of the company for over 20 years. He manages the traffic office and its busy team, which ensures that deliveries are tracked and managed efficiently so they arrive on time. He’s proud of keeping the family name strong within the transport industry.
Luke, our PallEx Manager and Depot Principal has over 17 years experience with Longs of Leeds; he is winner of 2022 PallEx Star, recognised for his efforts to go above and beyond within the network and is pushing the depot forward to achieve Diamond Excellence Service Level accreditation. Dedicated to delivering exceptional service to our customers but also on the front line for sales and business development enquiries.
Warehouse / Site Manager
Tony has extensive warehouse and logistics experience and manages all aspects of the warehousing operation here at Longs of Leeds. By leading the team and continually monitoring to improve efficiency, it allows Longs of Leeds to maintain and improve service levels for our customers.
Hull Depot Co-ordinator
After 4 years as a traffic planner, Shaun took on the role of Hull depot co-ordinator in 2018. He oversees the running of the Longs of Leeds’ Hull operation, leading its focussed team. Shaun is hands-on and covers all the aspects of the business in Hull – communicating with customers and drivers, planning deliveries and overseeing loading.
Steph is our HR Manager, and juggles both HR and recruitment at Longs of Leeds. Steph is responsible for finding the right drivers for our business. However, beyond simply hiring, Steph guides new drivers through the on-boarding process as they start their career at Longs, as well as supporting office staff and other areas of the business.