New Fleet Additions for Magnus Group

28th March, 2022

Over the past few weeks, we have seen a special delivery into our HQ at Great Blakenham in Suffolk – our ten new trucks to add to our fleet.

The first three arrived in early January. You can read more here:

Our fourth truck has a very special name, and unique stand-out livery:


Our final six trucks have now arrived on site.

Naming of trucks

The origins of Magnus Group is with Paul Magnus Transport. Paul founded his company back in the 1970s and started naming his trucks after the women in his family. Here you can see Emma Lightfoot, Paul’s daughter and Magnus Group’s Head of Personnel, with her original named truck back in the early 80s. (Emma loves it when we share this photo!!)


Olly, Paul’s son, and now CEO of Magnus Group Ltd, has kept up that tradition.

The names are now chosen by long-standing and key members of the Magnus team.

Names for 2022

The first three trucks which arrived back in early January were named:

“Lauren May” – the daughter of Mark Oakley, COO of Magnus.

‘Stephanie Laura’ after our Office Manager, Stephanie Hammond.

‘Hayley Jane’ after the wife of our Transport Manager, Robert Green.  Robert has been with Magnus Group for 15 years.

Our latest arrivals are named:

“Lola Grace” – the daughter of our warehouse manager, Rick Everett. Rick has been with Magnus Group for over 20 years.

“Lilly Anna”  and “Lynsey Marie” – our COO, Mark Oakley’s daughter, and wife.

“Christine Ann” – our transport manager of 15 years, Rob Green’s Mum.

“Sophie Georgia” – the daughter of the legend who is Patsi Brown, who has been with Magnus for a whopping 36 years.

“Amanda Jane”  – the wife of our Transport Director, Martin Gomersall.



We love the branding. Do let us know if you see any of our new “ladies” on the road by posting and tagging.


Magnus Group, a haulage, warehousing and freight forwarding logistics company, is based just outside Ipswich, Suffolk, ideally placed to serve the Port of Felixstowe with direct road links to the Midlands, the North, and London.  If you would like to know more about our warehousing, transport or global forwarding teams call us on +44 (0) 1473836600 or email on


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