Ex-Aldi man to run Europa property

Europa Worldwide Group has appointed Alec Kirkbride as its first head of property to lead construction of its new £60 million, 715,000sq ft third party logistics facility in Corby, due to be completed next year. He brings experience in managing large-scale infrastructure construction projects and experience in negotiating complex procurement contracts and previously worked at Aldi Stores UK as national construction manager. [+]

Europa breaks ground on Corby hub

Europa Worldwide Group has started work on its £60 million, 715,000sq ft  logistics facility at Midlands Logistics Park in Corby, due for completion in June 2020. It will become the company largest facility in the UK and will form part of its Europa Warehouse arm’s 3PL logistics offering. The company says it will double ... [+]

So far so good for Europa Belfast

Europa Road's Belfast branch is celebrating a successful first year in business during September. It provides 30 daily freight departures between Northern Ireland and continental Europe via Europa’s 1Hub facility in Dartford in partnership with local operator Liam Connolly.  Shipments are collected and shipped on the same day, arriving into ... [+]

Europa team to tackle talent shortage

Europa Worldwide has created a human resources and talent team It includes head of HR Elaine Robertson (right), head of talent Laura Watkin (middle) and Vanita-Dass Puri (left), who was recently promoted to group recruitment and talent manager. Alongside nurturing new talent, the team will work to address sector wide ... [+]

Powell to run Europa sea service

Europa Worldwide Group has recruited Scott Powell as its new seafreight operations manager for its Air & Sea division. He comes from a regional freight forwarder   where he was responsible for managing a multi-modal team. [caption id="attachment_27088" align="alignleft" width="300"]                 Picture: Edward Moss[/caption] [+]

Winning formula for Europa warehousing

Europa Worldwide Group’s warehouse division has extended its contract with international drug and cosmetics company, ET Browne – as part of its Europa Warehouse division. The company produces Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula, along with many other products for body care products. The contract involves the storage of goods for E.T. ... [+]

Preston to head up Europa in Rushden

Europa has appointed Matthew Preston as general manager at its facility at Express Park, Rushden (Northants) following its acquisition of some of the trade and assets of Menzies Response earlier this year. He has worked for companies including Argos, DPD, Snap-On Tools and Marks & Spencer. [+]

Europa promotes two

Europa Worldwide has appointed Vanita Dass-Puri (left) as group recruitment and talent manager and promoted Nicola Laidlaw-Rolph (right) to deputy head of property and facilities. Vanita Dass-Puri joined Europa as internal recruitment and acquisition manager in September 2017. [+]

More work from The Works for Europa

Europa Worldwide Group’s Air & Sea division has secured a new long-term agreement with existing client, The Works Stores Ltd, to oversee and manage the retailer’s inbound movements. The Works is a multi-channel specialist retailer of value books, arts, crafts, toys, gifts and stationery with 500 stores across the UK. ... [+]

Watkin to help Europa hang on to top talent

Europa Worldwide Group has set up a talent nurture programme headed up by newly appointed head of talent, Laura Watkin (pictured). Aimed at addressing sector wide issues including employee engagement levels and attrition rates it has been designed to secure and retain talent of all levels across the group, although it ... [+]

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