Uniserve launches degree-level apprenticeship

Essex forwarder Uniserve Group has launched a degree apprenticeship for supply chain leaders in partnership with the University of Suffolk. The programme is designed to inspire as supply chain leaders develop their critical thinking and strategic skills and equip them to lead a sustainable supply chain and business operation. Delivered over a period of two and half years, every module is taught by experienced supply chain and management professionals and ... [+]

High-class appointment for Uniserve

Essex forwarder Uniserve has appointed Penny Gradwell as director of luxury brands, a vertical dedicated to providing sector specific logistics solutions to high end brands in the apparel, fashion, footwear, jewellery, watches, homeware, fragrances and beauty cosmetics sectors. She brings over 40 years of fashion, ecommerce and FMCG sector experience. [+]

Uniserve brings Felixstowe warehousing into the 21st Century

Uniserve is set to open a 750,000 sq ft ambient and freezer distribution centre less than a quarter of a mile from the Port of Felixstowe. Sitting on a 28-acre site along the A14, the £90 million centre is due to open in the second quarter of 2021 and will be ... [+]

New finance chief for Uniserve

Logistics and global trade management specialist Uniserve has appointed Roger Clements as its new group chief financial officer. It follows the recent appointment of Kim Overman as chief operating officer. Clements has held senior ‘positions at a number of major logistics and aviation businesses, including Stobart Group, Montgomery Transport Group, Woodside ... [+]

Protests ‘interfering with our business’ says logistics chief

Uniserve managing director, Iain Liddell said that Uniserve has not concluded any formal agreements with DP World, despite being the target of protests by the United union over union recognition. (See: 'Unite targets Uniserve in London Gateway protest' below.) Activists from the union staged a protest at Uniserve's Tilbury depot on ... [+]

Unite targets Uniserve in London Gateway protest

Unite activists were due to stage a protest at Uniserve's Tilbury depot on 22 August in its continuing dispute with the nearby DP World London Gateway port over union recognition. The Uniserve site was chose, says the union, because it has confirmed that it plans to set up operations at ... [+]

Forwarder acquires management consultancy

Uniserve, the UK’s largest privately owned international freight and logistics company, has acquired finance and management consultancy business, Portall Solutions. The company promised to “redefine supply chain management services and to raise current standards of industry capability” with its new Global Trade Management (GTM) concept. Uniserve says the Portall product will ... [+]

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