John Shirley joins anti-slavery fight

Dover forwarder John Shirley Ltd has joined forces with anti-slavery charity Unseen, women’s rights group Canterbury Soroptimists and the United Nations in a campaign to raise awareness of modern slavery and human trafficking in the UK and Europe. Stickers plastered on around 200 freight vehicles are urging anyone who suspects human trafficking or modern slavery to report it to train, multilingual advisors on a confidential 24-hour number. John Shirley said: “People generally ... [+]

It pays to advertise, says John Shirley

Dover-based East European specialist, John Shirley says that one of its hauliers Autotransport Cucek, from Krapina, Croatia has installed its its new logo on six of its 13.6m straighframe trailers, free-of-charge. The eponymous John Shirley adds that following its advertising campaign in FBJ, there has been a peak in enquiries ... [+]

John Shirley buys a piece of Dover history

Dover freight forwarder John Shirley has acquired the former Dover Harbour station building at Western Docks from P&O. The shipping operator, which uses it as a training centre, will remain as a tenant in the main building but JS plans to return one of the outbuildings to its original use ... [+]

It pays to be green

It's a brave man that gets rid of all his company cars and tells his executives to get on their bikes instead, but it has paid off for Dover forwarder John Shirley. The company was recently awarded a 'Green Apple' award in recognition of its carbon-cutting efforts, and in illustrious company ... [+]

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