Just five years after joining Fakenham-based trucking company, Jack Richards, as logistics coordinator and Johnny Weir has been promoted to office and business development manager.
Jack Richards is one of 100 plus member companies of Palletways, the UK’s leading and fastest growing express palletised freight distribution network, and Johnny’s appointment follows a significant increase in orders and volumes for the delivery of freight through the network. As part of his new role, he’ll be responsible for helping to grow the business in Fakenham and the surrounding area.
Commenting on his promotion, Johnny said: “I was keen to get into work as soon as possible after completing A levels in maths and physics and put my academic experience into practice. I’ve been really lucky to have been given the opportunity to kick-start my career with Jack Richards and will look forward to helping to grow the business across the NR postcode and throughout the UK.”
Dominic Purslow, Principal of Jack Richards, added: “Johnny joined in 2011 and quickly became a valued member of the team. He has shown a great enthusiasm and dedication in supporting our growth plans and his promotion reflects his contribution so far to the business.”
Jack Richards & Sons, which was founded more than 50 years ago, is one of 100 plus member companies in the Palletways UK pallet network. Road Transport is at the core of the Jack Richards business. The company provides full load haulage services across the UK utilising a fleet of over 200 units and 350 curtainside trailers, the majority of which are plated to 44 tonnes giving a payload of 28.7 tonnes.