Alan has been with Maxi Haulage since 1996. Originally from Northern Ireland, he was educated at the Methodist College Belfast and Queens University where he graduated with a Business Degree. From university, he moved to England and commenced his career as a Graduate Trainee on the National Freight Corporation Training Scheme. From 1979 to 1990, he worked with Roadferry, rising through the ranks to become Managing Director leading a management buy-out. Other roles included Divisional Director for Simon Distribution and a regional management role with Russell Davies.
Robin developed a keen interest in trucks from an early age and completed an apprenticeship as an HGV mechanic. In 1976 he joined Joseph Hoyle Transport as a Garage Supervisor at the Derbyshire depot before moving to Wakefield in 1980 as Depot Manager and Engineer. He was then part of a management buy-out in 1986.
In 1988 Joseph Hoyle Transport was taken over by the Maxi Group and Robin was appointed as General Manager, before moving to Maxi Haulage Ltd in 1994.