Simon EdwardsDriver Supervisor
Originally joining Shawston as a van driver Simon quickly took it upon himself to apply for his HGV licence. After gaining the licence and moving onto driving an 18-tonne truck he then set about getting his Hiab and forklift truck licences too. Clearly setting the standard for the driving team at Shawston High Wycombe.
One of our most experienced drivers Simon is responsible for his team of drivers at the branch whilst also delivering his share of our annual 250,000 tonnes of goods into London and its surrounding cities. Reliable, trustworthy and hard working these are just some of the traits that make him such a valuable member of the team.
Click here to follow our “Spotlight” series where we shine the Spotlight on Simon and his career journey so far in the Shawston group.
Who has been the biggest influence on you during your time at Shawston?
Simon on Craig Harding
“Craig has been my biggest influence. He has taught me a lot.”
“I’ve followed Craig’s guidelines and guidance which has certainly helped my career progress at Shawston.”
Simon on the Shawston Family
“They are a great team of drivers; we have a good relationship.”
“There is a lot of banter between us which lifts everyone’s mood, again that’s a nod to the Shawston culture.”
“One of the great things about Shawston is the lack of obstacles in your way.”
Tell us about your Shawston journey.
Started as a van driver delivering goods into London and the outskirts of London.
Acquired his HGV licence and started delivering good in an 18-tonne truck.
Is enrolled in the Shawston Driver Supervisor programme.
Fully trained in Transport Planning and is often called upon for support.One of the most experienced drivers in the Shawston team.