Obituary: Ernest Henry Nicholls


 

Ernie Nicholls, founder and chairman of Nicholls Transport, has died. A company statement read: “Ernie Nicholls, founder and chairman of E.H. Nicholls Jnr Ltd, who are well known as Nicholls Transport, with a head office based in Sittingbourne, Kent, has sadly passed away. “Ernie was an astute and forthright businessman. At the age of 19 in 1957 he purchased a special A licence. ‘Hire and reward’ was a brave new post nationalism concept back then, but Ernie saw an opportunity […]