Movers: Shipping firm expands team after move to new home at Martlesham
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A shipping firm has expanded following a significant rise in demand for the warehousing side of the business.
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.
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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.”
The business is based at Anson Road, Martlesham Heath.
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