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Further growth for northern logistics specialist Walkers Transport following senior sales appointment

Further growth for northern logistics specialist Walkers Transport following senior sales appointment

As it continues with its ambitious plans for growth, leading UK transport and third-party logistics specialist Walkers Transport has appointed a group sales manager as part of its rapidly expanding senior team. Victoria Reynard joins Walkers Transport, a member of Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network, …

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Transfer policy needs rethinking says Walker Logistics

Transfer policy needs rethinking says Walker Logistics

Walker Logistics – The TUPE Regulations – or the ‘Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006’ – were introduced to protect employees’ rights if the organisation that they work for, or the service that they provide for that organisation, transfers to a new employer. But, as every third party …

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More awards success for Walker Logistics

Fast growing supply chain solutions specialist, Walker Logistics, collected its second major industry award of the year when it was announced as the winner in the Operations SME category at the Logistics Awards, held recently at London’s Grange St Paul’s hotel. Walker Logistics had to beat off stiff competition from …

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Walker Logistics getting ready for Christmas

Walker Logistics getting ready for Christmas

Balsam Hill– one of the world’s largest online retailers of realistic artificial Christmas trees and other seasonal decorations – has appointed Walker Logistics to manage part of its UK supply chain for the forthcoming 2017 season. 100 per cent of Balsam Hill’s UK sales are online via the company’s website …

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Staff development crucial to Walker Logistics ongoing success

Staff development crucial to Walker Logistics ongoing success

To ensure that staff at all levels of the business have the skills sets required to sustain the company’s rapid growth, leading online fulfillment company, Walker Logistics, has embarked on a ‘People Development Plan.’ Undertaken in partnership with Newbury College, the development programme aims to support Walker Logistics employees by …

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Mineral water company appoints logistics partner Walker Logistics

Mineral water company appoints logistics partner Walker Logistics

Water-In-A-Box, a company that, as its name suggests, provides a range of mineral waters in eco-friendly carton-type packaging, has instructed Berkshire-based Walker Logistics to manage its B-2-B and B-2-C supply chains. The contract had previously been outsourced to one of the UK’s largest logistics providers, but Water-In-A-Box’s owners decided that …

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Walker Logistics Ltd: Government’s ‘fulfilment house register’ is cause for 3PL concern

Walker Logistics Ltd: Government’s ‘fulfilment house register’ is cause for 3PL concern

Leading logistics services specialist, Walker Logistics Ltd, has warned that the Government’s plan to introduce a ‘register for fulfillment houses’ who store and distribute goods on behalf of online retailers could have wide-ranging implications for the third party logistics (3PL) sector. The ‘register’ was announced by Chancellor George Osborne in …

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