This week has seen Sam Johnson reach five years’ service with Lymer’s Assist.
As an escort driver he works across the country supporting the movement of oversized loads.
In recognition of reaching this milestone Sam was presented with a £750 holiday voucher and our good wishes.
Director Alex Lymer said: “Sam is a valued member of our team and we wanted to take this opportunity to thank him for his hard work, dedication and loyalty.”
This summer has also seen Sam win several awards in the best light commercial vehicle categories at truck shows across the country. Well done Sam.
New roles for Kim and Emma
We are delighted to announce that Kim Clarke and Emma Lymer have taken on the additional role of Transport Manager.
Director Alex Lymer said: “They both already play important roles within the team and this move will see them take on additional responsibility which will support the further development of the business.”
The pair successfully completed all their CPC qualifications. Kim is General Manager while Emma is the Maintenance Manager.
Well done Kim and Emma.
New manager for Hull depot
Lymers Group are delighted to welcome Paul Wadsworth to the team.
He joins us to take on the role of Depot Manager for our Hull site, located on Rix Road.
From the site we offer a range of specialist haulage services and are also able to offer secure outdoor storage facilities, with 24-hour surveillance.
Lymers Group Managing Director Alex Lymer said: “We are pleased to be able to introduce Paul as our Depot Manager for our Hull site.
“He brings with him a wealth of experience in the sector and will take a leading role in liaising with our customers across the region.”
The move strengthens the company’s position as it continues to expand the range of services it provides across the haulage and storage sector.
In addition to the Hull site, the company also operate warehousing facilities close to the M1 and their headquarters in Alfreton.
Giving a helping hand to DIY SOS
We were very pleased to be able to offer our support to the team at DIY SOS.
The project was in support of Getaway Girls a great charity. Now knowing the story behind it we are so glad we could donate our time and effort.
You will have to wait until the show is aired to find out all the details
More pictures are available here
New 68 ton tractor unit
A Mercedes 68 ton tractor unit has joined the increasing fleet of vehicles at Lymer's Assist.
Managing Director Alex Lymer said: "Thanks to Mertrux for the swift response when needed."
Cover stars for latest issue
The new issue of Heavy Torque magazine features Lymer's Assist.
The January 2022 edition of the quarterly specialist magazine turns the spotlight on the company.
It charts the rise of the company and how Alex Lymer started out on his journey into heavy haulage.
You can order a copy through the www.heavytorque.co.uk website.
New additions to the fleet
Another full steer trailer and four flats have been added to the fleet.
The investment ensures increased flexibility in the services we can privide.
Managing Director Alex Lymer said: "You can just never have enough trailers.
"Thanks again to John Hudson trailers for their exceptional service."
We are recruiting
Internal promotions and further expansions mean we are looking to expand out team at Lymer's Assist Ltd.
Managing Director Alex Lymer said: "We are looking to recruit a new member to join our team as we look to build on our continuing success."
To find out more go to our jobs page.
Welcome to the team
Picking the right people to join the expanding team is a priority for Lymer's Assist Ltd.
Over recent weeks we have been able to welcome some new faces as well as welcome back a familiar face to join the company.
Managing Director Alex Lymer, said: "I now feel with the team we have, we can push on to another level. Having the right team around you makes the job enjoyable."
Since Simon Astle joined he had taken over the escort operation. While Graham Blood, who was involved with the company when it fist started has returned to manage some of the transport operations.
Welcome to the team.
Top class addition to the fleet
A 150 ton tractor unit is the latest addition to our fleet.
The new addition will increase the firm’s capacity and the services on offer, joining their existing 65 and 80 ton units, hiabs and crane trailers.
Managing Director Alex Lymer said: “When we set up we had the vision of offering assistance to the haulage sector.
“My dream was to be able to offer the whole package.”
“The acquisition of a tractor unit about to haul 150 tonnes is another step on that journey.”