Meet the team

Because we’re a small, family-run business which prides itself on offering a personal service, we’re keen to build relationships with our clients and encourage you to contact us at any time.

To help you put a face to the name, we proudly introduce our team:

Peter Whitehead, Founder & Chairman

Peter Whitehead, Founder & Chairman

Since starting the business 50 years ago, Peter’s tacho has clocked up quite a bit of credit! Whilst he maintains a strong interest in the Company, Peter has hung up his hi-viz for a bit of relaxation! A dedicated Chelsea supporter, he attends all home games & follows the team across Europe. When he’s not at Chelsea, Peter enjoys golf and horse racing.


Peter Whitehead, Managing Director

Peter Whitehead, Managing Director

Having grown up in the business, Peter has a hands on approach to the daily operation and is more than happy to use his Class 1 licence if need be! Another dedicated Blues fan, he too follows Chelsea avidly.


Richard Whitehead, Haulage Manager

Richard Whitehead, Transport Manager

Brother to our Chairman, Richard has managed our general haulage transport for around 47 of our 50 years in business! A keen golfer, Richard plays off an 18 handicap and he is also something of a wine connoisseur.

Veronica Shearer, Finance Manager

Veronica Shearer, Finance Manager

Veronica is our Finance & HR Manager having worked at Whiteheads for 15 years, she is one of the stalwarts of the company.

When not working on payroll or budgets, Veronica will usually be flying to and from Amsterdam visiting both family and friends.


Julie Huggett, Palletline Manager


Julie heads up our Palletline and General Haulage division with over 20 years in the palletised delivery industry.

An avid Crystal Palace fan Julie will always be found at Selhurst Park at their home games cheering on ‘The Eagles’.