New look for Baxter Freight base

Nottingham-based forwarder Baxter Freight has completed the expansion and refurbishment of its headquarters. A coffee house makes for an impactful welcome area, with barista-quality drinks and a custom-made pavilion, all to a modern Scandinavian design. A new lounge area allows employees to take a break or catch up with colleagues in a more relaxed environment, while sliding partitions means the area can be opened up for large-scale meetings. A collaboration zone creates a ... [+]

New recruit for Baxter Freight

Nottingham-based Baxter Freight has appointed Luke Braddow as its new UK operations manager. His  role involves working with Baxter Freight’s network of long-term partners and suppliers for the UK and Ireland. Baxter Freight continues has meanwhile embraced remote working to remain operational during the lockdown. With the help of video conferencing ... [+]

New eleven for Baxter Freight team

Nottingham-based forwarder Baxter Freight has recruited an additional 11 members to its team and is on track to achieve its goal of increasing employee numbers to 120 by 2021. The largest area of expansion has been in the account management team and the company is now looking for additional account ... [+]

Baxter gets Brexit-ready

Baxter Freight, the Nottingham-based forwarder founded by former RH Freight director Ian Baxter, is rolling out a business plan to increase turnover from around £18m to over £30m by 2021 and to increase employee numbers from 70 to 120. Many of the new roles are in account management to provide a ... [+]

First of many for Baxter Freight

Nottingham-based Baxter Freight has appointed six new starters. Shella Galminaite, Amiel King and Nuno Santos have joined as account managers, Ryenne Riveral and Rachael Burdis as trainee finance administrators and Mick Glenny as domestic operator. Baxter Freight is now looking to fill an additional 12 account manager roles by the end ... [+]

AEO for Baxter Freight

Baxter Freight has been granted Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Chairman Ian Baxter said that, in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, it would help to keep cargo moving as smoothly as possible and reduce the need for financial guarantees. [+]

Budget short on Brexit detail, says BIFA

BIFA said that whilst it welcomes some of the announcements in the Budget on 29 October, it was all overshadowed by the ongoing uncertainty over the UK’s exit from the EU. Director general Robert Keen commented: “Whilst the investment in road infrastructure might make a difference to our members, we should ... [+]

Don’t panic?

The Government published a series of technical notices’ advising what steps would be taken in the event of a so-called ‘No deal’ Brexit next March – apparently a move to reassure business that it had matters in hand, though having the opposite effect on many people. The papers, which covered a ... [+]

Baxter Freight marks shipment no. 100,000

Flood barriers, orthopaedic equipment, outdoor clothing and art materials are just some of the 100,000 jobs logistics provider Baxter Freight has shipped since its launch four years ago. The business – which was set up in 2014 by Ian Baxter, Peter Isler and Steve Rafferty – is headquartered in Nottingham and ... [+]

Baxter Freight in talent search

Nottingham-based Baxter Freight has launched a recruitment drive for 14 new sales account managers. The multi-modal logistics company, which currently employs almost 60 people, plans to increase its turnover from £13m to £18m in 2018. Baxter Freight, based in Lenton, hopes to keep talent in the city by developing people and giving ... [+]

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