Underlining its reputation as the UK's premier attachment service provider to the materials handling industry, B&B Attachments has appointed Alan Blacklock to the position of Service Manager.
Originally in the Construction Industry, Alan was involved in numerous major projects including the building of the Channel Tunnel. He transferred his experience and skills to the forklift truck industry when he joined Finning as Service Manager, a position he held for 13 years. Further materials handling experience was gained working as a service engineer with Linde.
As Service Manager, Alan will be responsible for overseeing the service department and its 13 members of staff. In addition to managing the division on a day-to-day basis he will be engaged in looking for greater efficiencies in every sector of the department including processes and systems. He will supervise service contracts and warranties and liase with customers on technical issues. His appointment will provide B&B customers with improved customer care and response times.
Away from B&B Attachments, Alan can be found at the local squash club where he has been a first team member since 1982. A keen sportsman, Alan enjoys mountain biking and follows his home football team, Newcastle United.
Commenting, John Lamberth, Operations Director at B&B Attachments says: “Service has been the cornerstone of B&B Attachments since it was first established in 1980. We are delighted to have appointed a Service Manager of Alan Blacklock's stature and know that his knowledge and experience will prove a winning combination with our service team.”
The exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland for Kaup, Europe's leading manufacturer of general attachments, and lift mast producer, Lift-Tek Elecar, B&B Attachments has developed unrivalled resources in the attachments industry during its 28 year history. The acknowledged leading supplier of technical support, casual hire, contract hire, field maintenance and inspection programmes, B&B Attachments operates from two sites in Newbury Berkshire and Cramlington Northumberland