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Lynn Costello Promoted To Chief Financial Controller

by Dan

7/7/2014 3:29:30 PM

We are delighted to announce that our Branch Manager Lynn Costello has been promoted to the newly created position of Financial Controller within Proactive Despatch. Lynn has been with the company virtually since it started back in 2008, and will now be responsible for overseeing all aspects of fin…

Simon Parker Joins The Team As Our New Operations Manager!

by Dan

7/18/2014 1:37:43 PM

Hot on the heels of Lynn Costello’s promotion to Financial Controller, we are delighted to welcome Simon Parker to the team at Proactive Despatch. Simon has joined us to fill the newly created role of Operations Manager, which will involve him overseeing the smooth running of operations and ensurin…

Simon Obtains CPC In Road Haulage!

by Dan

11/13/2014 1:16:45 PM

There was cause for celebration in Proactive Despatch head office this morning, as our Operations Manager Simon received the news that he has passed his International CPC exam in Road Haulage!

New Apprentice Ashley Impresses

by Craig Hyland

3/24/2015 7:53:29 AM

New Role for Craig

by Craig Hyland

6/20/2017 11:26:17 AM

Our business at Proactive Despatch is built on a set of core values, these values are not just placed on the wall in a frame and forgotten about.  We absolutely live and breathe them on a day to day basis.

One of these values is to help our staff grow professionally and personally, a…

Nicole Joins the Team

by Craig Hyland

2/27/2019 9:41:02 AM

Nicole is our newest recruit and has joined us as a member of our Resource Team.

She is an avid fan of Customer Service so we think she is in the right place, her role is to source new couriers to represent our business.

Unlike some courier companies we do not just want couriers who have a dr…

Michelle Back For A Second Term

by Craig Hyland

10/29/2015 1:13:15 PM

We are delighted to welcome Michelle back to the team!  After some time away, Michelle is really looking forward to getting her feet on the ground running and to building relationships with a focus on new customers - so they can experience true legendary service.

Happy Anniversary Lynn!

by Craig Hyland

4/12/2016 10:34:30 AM

Our lovely Financial Controller, Lynn, has been with us six years today.  Thank goodness she walked into our business all that time ago.  Her professionalism, combined with the fact that she is an all round good egg, makes her a massively important part of our team.

We do not know what we would …

Becky's Big Apple Trip

by Craig Hyland

3/7/2017 9:40:59 AM


Proactive Despatch Core Values

No.10: "To Help our staff grow both personally and professionally"

Well-deserved Promotion for Ross

by Craig Hyland

3/13/2017 5:02:16 PM

We are delighted to say that In line with our core value of helping our staff grow professionally and personally, we have been able to put that into practice last week.

Ross Price our much valued Vehicle Controller has been promoted to the role of Customer Service Supervisor.  He is now responsi…

Hotting Up But Keeping Cool

by Craig Hyland

6/26/2018 10:29:14 AM



For the last three years now we had the privilege of partnering with Manchester Business School, where we have tapped into the very sharp brains of their MBA Business Students.

Every year the students have to undertake a…

Cathy - Our all-singing Customer Services Manager

by Craig Hyland

11/23/2015 5:50:53 PM

We are delighted to have Cathy on board as our Customer Service Manager. She has extensive logistics experience running a 24/7 operation for one of our national competitors.  Cathy is not afraid of hard work - working weekends and night shifts are like second nature to her.

She also loves people…

Company Shortcuts - Graduation

by Craig Hyland

4/22/2016 9:44:39 PM

Our Managing Director Paul and Sales Manager Craig have recently graduated from the Company Shortcuts Business Acceleration programme.


The program was delivered by the awesome entrepreneur, investor and author Lara Morgan and also Sales guru and author Nicola Cook.


During the six mo…

Will Gets His Diploma

by Craig Hyland

10/13/2016 1:25:42 PM



Over the past 14 months, Will (pictured left) has been working towards a Level 3 Diploma in Management. This course has been funded through Ultima Skills, a Wigan based training organisation.

Will commented "It feels great to have a qualification in an area i wish to progress in. Thank…

Congratulations Paul Hopkins

by Craig Hyland

1/30/2017 1:11:37 PM

Congratulations Paul Hopkins

Stan (the man with the plan)

by Craig Hyland

8/1/2018 5:04:19 PM

Stan is the man with a plan


We have had the pleasure of knowing Stan for a number of years as he has been a customer of Proactive since our inception in 2008.

When we heard he was …

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