29 Mar '15, 4pm

Grant Palmer Ltd talks to routeone about running a family business

Grant Palmer Ltd talks to routeone about running a family business

Grant Palmer Ltd is a family-run business, led by the man himself. In the latest of our series of interviews with industry figures, he talks to Cory Varney about running a family bus business, troubling technology, industry obstacles and the pride he gets from the job. Established in 1999, Grant Palmer Ltd operates from Flitwick and provides bus services on routes throughout Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire alongside local and school bus services from a second depot in Luton. Grant Palmer is the sole director and a fan of motorbikes and caravanning. What appealed to you about the industry? My father had owned a bus company, which I worked at before he sold to British Bus. I was and still am a trained mechanic and I used to work on all of my father’s buses. All my knowledge was in the bus industry. What is the strength of being a family business? I believe be...

Full article: http://www.route-one.net/people/15-minutes-with-grant-pal...

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