Movers: Shipping firm expands team after move to new home at Martlesham

The new Globex Freight Management team from left, Carl Hawes, Shaun Rudduck, Andy Wilding, Ian Wildi

The new Globex Freight Management team from left, Carl Hawes, Shaun Rudduck, Andy Wilding, Ian Wilding and Nick Wilding Picture: GLOBEX FREIGHT MANAGEMENT - Credit: Archant

A shipping firm has expanded following a significant rise in demand for the warehousing side of the business.

Angela Demoore, West Suffolk College tutor at West Suffolk College Picture: DANNY HEWITT

Angela Demoore, West Suffolk College tutor at West Suffolk College Picture: DANNY HEWITT - Credit: Archant

Martlesham-based Globex Freight Management has welcomed Ian Wilding, who joined the team in June as a warehouse operative.

Formerly based in Parker Avenue in Felixstowe, the firm launched its warehousing facility in April last year, with 7000sq ft of warehousing space for client goods.

Directors Andy Wilding and Shaun Rudduck made the decision to bring the service in-house, to provide a better service to customers.

Demand for warehousing has steadily increased over the last 12 months, so Ian has joined the team to help handle the running of the warehouse.

Craig Carr and Mark Hayward of Superstructures Ltd Picture: SUPERSTRUCTURES LTD

Craig Carr and Mark Hayward of Superstructures Ltd Picture: SUPERSTRUCTURES LTD - Credit: Archant


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Ian is from Ipswich and spent years as a service engineer, maintaining fork lift truck equipment.

The team is now six strong, with five of the team based in the Martlesham office, adjoining the warehouse. The firm achieved Authorised Economic Operator status (AEO) in May 2011.

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Managing director Andy Wilding said: “Opening the warehouse last year was a big move for us but something we felt was right – giving us complete control of our client’s cargo.

“I’m delighted to say that demand for this side of our businesses is continuing to grow, and we’re very happy to have Ian on board to help us handle this area of our work.”

Steph Gordon, Scrutton Bland Picture: SCRUTTON BLAND

Steph Gordon, Scrutton Bland Picture: SCRUTTON BLAND - Credit: Archant

The business is based at Anson Road, Martlesham Heath.

A West Suffolk College tutor who has trained more than 700 young accountants has scooped a top finance award for her work.

Angela Demoore, from Bury St Edmunds, subject leader in accounting and finance, took the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Champion of the Year at a glittering ceremony in Windsor.

Patrick Lawrence of Lacy Scott & Knight Picture: ANDY ABBOTT

Patrick Lawrence of Lacy Scott & Knight Picture: ANDY ABBOTT - Credit: Archant

“I feel very honoured and proud to have received this award,” she said. “Having come into education, I feel privileged to be able to share my experiences with my students and help guide them.

Mark Hayward and Craig Carr of Superstructures Ltd are celebrating after achieving Chartered Structural Engineer status.

Mark has been a director of the Ipswich-based structural engineering and design practice since 2011.

Courtney Prior of Headway Suffolk receiving her award from Sam Willis of award sponsor Clarke Care L

Courtney Prior of Headway Suffolk receiving her award from Sam Willis of award sponsor Clarke Care Ltd Picture: ALI ARBON - Credit: Archant

He joined the business in 2013 as a graduate engineer. Craig was part-supported by the firm in achieving his degree from Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford.

Chartered status is recognised internationally in the sector.

Colchester-based financial experts Scrutton Bland has strengthened its employee benefits team with the appointment of Steph Gordon as senior employee benefits consultant.

Steph joins the team having worked in this area of financial services for a number of years. She is also a member of Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce HR and Recruitment Sector.

“It is great to be on board,” she said.

Bury St Edmunds-based estate agent Patrick Lawrence, of Lacy Scott & Knight, is celebrating after being promoted.

Patrick has more than 12 years’ experience in residential sales and lettings, starting his career in Thetford in 2006

He has been based in Bury St Edmunds since 2010 and ran an estate agency based on Angel Hill for six years before moving to Lacy Scott and Knight in April 2016 to manage its residential lettings arm having just passed his AssocRICS exams.

Courtney Prior has scooped West Suffolk College’s Outstanding Social Care Apprentice of the Year title.

Courtney, aged 20, of Shimpling, joined brain injury charity Headway Suffolk at the age of 16 as an apprentice in October 2014, and in just over three years she completed both levels 2 and 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care.

After leaving Ormiston Sudbury Academy in 2014, she became a valued member of Headway’s rehabilitation support team.

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