A leading UK transport and third-party logistics specialist has continued to grow its team with the appointment of a new sales manager. Yvette Styer joins Kingscote Rojay Ltd. KRL, a member of Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network, from GKN Freight Services where she was an operations coordinator. Yvette brings a wealth of international experience to KRL having worked in the Air and Sea logistics sector with companies such as DHL and Hellmann Worldwide Logistics.
As part of her role, Yvette will be responsible for day to day sales for both existing and new clients. She’ll also support the growth of the company’s Birmingham and Telford offices.
Commenting on the appointment, KRL’s Northern Regional Manager, Rob Burns said: “Everyone is delighted to have Yvette on board and she’s fitting in well with the team.
“We pride ourselves in recruiting from the local community and believe staff with a strong local knowledge are a great asset to the company. Having lived in Birmingham for the last 10 years, Yvette was the perfect fit for this role and I have no doubt that she’ll make it her own.
“KRL Birmingham is in a unique position as we are one of the only independent freight forwarders located in Birmingham Airport’s Cargo Village. I’m excited for Yvette to develop the services offered by the Birmingham office.”
Commenting on joining the KRL team, Yvette said: “I’m really enjoying my role here and its thanks to the ongoing support I’ve received from the team that I already feel at home.
“I’ve worked in the international logistics industry throughout my career and saw this role as a great opportunity to help a fast-growing business to flourish. I was really impressed by the company’s international and UK coverage, due in part to the extensive Palletways network that we’re a part of. My new role offers fantastic flexibility and I’m looking forward to pursuing new business opportunities that can continue to drive KRL forward.”
Yvette has completed an accreditation in Aviation Security.
KRL is one of over 110 independent transport providers that are part of the Palletways UK network. They benefit from shared expertise and resources from within the group to deliver consignments of palletised freight to market faster and more cost effectively than ever before. The Palletways Group comprises 400 depots and 17 hub operations, through which it provides collection and distribution services across 20 European countries, including the UK.