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Meet the Team

In the early 1980s, Richard Tuxford decided that the business of exporting used trucks and parts could be significantly improved. He set up in the trade with a mission statement to offer a wide stock holding and a complete customer service including loading, shipping and dismantling where necessary.

In The Office

  • Richard Tuxford
    Managing Director
    Richard Tuxford is the Managing Director of R C Tuxford Exports Ltd and the main driving force behind the business, which sells trucks and new and used parts for commercial vehicles across six continents. Richard started the business in early 1980s and it has now grown into a £22 million turnover business employing around 40 people. In 2012 the company invested in a £2 million purpose built warehouse for new parts and stocks over 700 vehicles on site. This is a long way from when Richard started the business in a Portakabin. Reducing wastage through recycling is an important component of the business's operation, and its commitment to corporate social responsibility. The company aims to recycle 100 per cent of any ELV (End of life vehicles) commercial vehicle it receives. The recycling process is undertaken by fully trained operatives at its HQ and involves recycling in excess of 300 tons of metal recycled a month. Its vehicle recycling service is well established as a market leader.Richard left school at the age of 16 and went to work in his father's business selling used truck spares. After working with his father for four years, Richard decided he wanted to set up his own business and, R C Tuxford Exports was born in a Portakabin.

  • Sharon McElroy
    PA & Property Manager
    Sharon joined Tuxford Exports 8 years ago after having previously been Richard Tuxford's Bank Manager. Her role as PA to the MD is diverse and varied - no two days are the same! Sharon's other main role is Property Manager, looking after projects and existing property. Alongside this she looks after the Purchase Ledger and general running of the office. Outside of work Sharon enjoys photography, walking and spending time with her family and friends.

  • Lorraine Davis
    Shipping Manager
    Lorraine is the Shipping Manager with many years' experience. She focussed on giving the best possible friendly advice and professional service whilst maintaining excellent working relationships with clients and colleagues. Lorraine has a wealth of knowledge in the shipping industry and is always looking at fresh and innovative ways to assist our clients. When at home Lorraine loves relaxing by listening to music, as well as cooking and entertaining for family and friends.

  • James Huddlestone
    Sales Manager
    James joined the team 3 years ago after having worked within the motor trade for over 20 years. His roles include the sale of complete trucks to new and established customers throughout the world, together with purchasing stock. James is also responsible for our Ebay sales of parts. In his spare time James enjoys walking his dog, spending time with the family and keeping up with current affairs.

  • Simon Huddlestone
    Spares Sales & Health and Safety Manager
    After 20 years working in his family truck dismantling business and a 6 year spell with Sims Metals, Simon joined R C Tuxford Exports providing us with his wealth of knowledge. His role includes the servicing & maintenance of machinery, the sales of metals, environmental issues and general health & safety. Simon has assisted the company in achieving the status of ISO accreditation. Simon's hobbies include clay pigeon shooting, the upkeep of his farm and keeping the wife happy!

  • Mark Beaumont
    New Part Sales & Social Media
    Mark recently joined the team and is responsible for our New Part sales. Mark manages our social media, including Ebay, Facebook and Instagram. In his spare time Mark is kept very busy with his young family!

  • Simon Todd
    IT Manager
    Simon manages our IT Services and technical support, a challenging role considering the vast amount of vehicles and stock which needs to be controlled. Dedicated and loyal he supports the Team and keeps the company technically up to date. In his spare time Simon enjoys gardening, catching up with the latest films and socialising.

Sales Representatives

  • James Huddlestone
    Sales Manager
    James joined the team 3 years ago after having worked within the motor trade for over 20 years. His roles include the sale of complete trucks to new and established customers throughout the world, together with purchasing stock. James is also responsible for our Ebay sales of parts. In his spare time James enjoys walking his dog, spending time with the family and keeping up with current affairs.

  • Mark Beaumont
    Parts Sales
    Mark recently joined the team and is responsible for our New Part sales. Mark manages our social media, including Ebay, Facebook and Instagram. In his spare time Mark is kept very busy with his young family!

  • Amber Huddlestone
    Facebook & Spares Sales
    You'll find Amber on our facebook feed.If you are looking for bits and bats for your truck message her and she will try to find you what you need.