Name:

Mike Ponsonby

Job Title:

Managing Director

Tell us about your role at MA Ponsonby…

My role is just about everything I can be changing a tyre at 4am or repairing lights organising the work, driving a truck, loading trailers, dealing with customers - every day is different!

My Job is my hobby.

I love trucks I was brought up in the cab of a truck from 6 months old travelling with my dad, my grandad and my uncle.

Trucks are my life I have diesel running through my veins

And what’s your favourite thing about working at MA Ponsonby? Or the best thing you have learned over the years?

I suppose seeing my 3 boys coming into the business would my favourite thing - they all have a passion for the business and are extremely skilled in their roles.

My second favourite thing would be buying new equipment v8 Scanias, lowloaders and flat trailers to move heavy machinery - I love it!

The best thing I have learned is mechanical knowledge - I’ve always been very mechanically minded but I made a decision 10 years ago to do all my own maintenance in-house.

I now have a drive through state of the art workshop of which I love to spend time in.

Phone: 01543 682255

Email:  Mike@maponsonby.com

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Name:

Samantha Murphy

Job Title:

Office Manager & P.A. to the M.D.

Tell us about your role at MA Ponsonby…

My role within M A Ponsonby is to predominantly support Mike with day-to-day duties. I have worked here now for 8 years and have always been on hand to help Mike run the Office here at M A Ponsonby. I also manage the accounts side of the business, ensuring all the accounts are kept up to date and invoices are sent out swiftly to our customers.

And what’s your favourite thing about working at MA Ponsonby? 

What I have learned – Considering I have now been within the business for 8 years I have a good understanding of the transport industry and how our business runs and have also been lucky enough to work alongside Mike, learning and watching him grow his business over them 8 years.

Phone: 01543 682255 or 07825 597225

Email:  Sam@maponsonby.com

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Name:

Jack Ponsonby

Job Title:

Transport Planning Co-Ordinator

Tell us about your role at MA Ponsonby…

The best thing about working for M A Ponsonby is that it is my Dad’s Business and it feels great that I know I am playing a part in it.

What is the best thing you have learned over the years?

During my time here I have learnt a lot and continue to learn new things every day.

In Sept 2021 it was a big change for me to come into the transport industry after working 5 years in Children’s Service, but it is the best move I ever made.

Phone: 01543 682255 or 07501 952416

Email: Jack@maponsonby.com

LinkedIn

Name:

Mike J. Ponsonby

Job Title:

Safety Advisor

Name:

Tommy Ponsonby

Job Title:

HGV Mechanic Apprentice

Tell us about your role at MA Ponsonby…

My role at M A Ponsonby is varied and ranges from working in the workshop or out on the road in my service van, supporting with any breakdowns or tyre changes on roadside

And what’s your favourite thing about working at MA Ponsonby? Or the best thing you have learned over the years?..

I have a real passion for the business and love Trucks. I have always had a real strong interest in this industry and spend all my childhood and free time at the yard, working hard with my Dad!

Phone: 01543 682255

Email: Tom@maponsonby.com

Name:

Chrissy

Job Title:

Yard Foreman

Tell us about your role at MA Ponsonby…

I am the M A Ponsonby Yard Foreman who makes sure that the gates are locked every night when everyone is home. I do Yard inspections daily to allow Mike to keep track of Trailers in the yard, as well as fetching parts locally.

And what’s your favourite thing about working at MA Ponsonby? Or the best thing you have learned over the years?..

The best thing I have learned over the years is winding Mike up by beating him into work some mornings

Phone: 01543 682255

Name:

Paddy Ponsonby

Job Title:

Head of Security

Tell us about your role at MA Ponsonby…

Bark at anything and everything….

And what’s the best thing you’ve learned over the years..

When the office staff have lunch so I can sit & beg for food!

Phone: 01543 682255