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Jon Becomes ‘Face of APM’

Back in April, Uniserve property project manager, Jonathan King, completed a day of filming and photography to become a ‘Face of APM’ for the Association for Project Management (APM); the Chartered body for the project profession. On Thursday 27th April 2017, Jonathan...

Degree Apprenticeship News

The world’s first apprenticeship route to supply chain leadership roles, which has been developed by an employer group consisting of around 25 organisations and a number of Universities, and is led by the Uniserve Group and the Supply Chain Academy – is set to launch...

Logistics Awards Finalists

The 2017 Logistics Awards, organised by SHD Logistics, has announced the Uniserve Group as a finalist for the prestigious ‘Future Skills’ Award - in recognition of its work creating a first-of-its-kind Degree Apprenticeship in supply chain management. The Logistics...

Classic DB4 Incredible Journey

Uniserve recently imported a rare 1963 Aston Martin DB4 Special Series Vantage classic car from New Zealand. The DB4 was headed for restoration work in South East England after its 12,000 mile ocean journey from the port of Lyttelton, near Christchurch,...

Blue Inc Tilbury Move

High street & online retailer, Blue Inc, recently made the transition to the Uniserve Super Distribution Centre in Tilbury, with the entire move being completed over one weekend. The complex operation - which included transferring their web operation - was up,...

New Partners in Italy

Uniserve have signed a new partnership with international forwarders EuroLogisco - further strengthening their scheduled services to and from Florence and Italy as a whole. The new partnership means Uniserve now have wet and dry bonded warehousing in both Florence and...

Lunch With Rugby Legends

Uniserve recently hosted a small private lunch event for customers and suppliers to meet some of England's rugby legends and to network to discuss global supply chain developments. The lunch event was an open table discussion with some of the players from yesteryear;...

London Wine Fair Update

The London Wine Fair has been in action this week and as usual it's one of the busiest times of the year for our Drinks Logistics team. The fair, held annually at Olympia in London, is the UK wine industry’s main trade fair and provides an opportunity for agents...

Gary Presents at BenchBuy

Commercial Director Gary Cobbing recently presented how Uniserve deliver value into end to end supply chains at the launch of the new Benchbuy club in London Bridge. The Benchbuy club, an invite only club, has been formed to assist senior executives and business...

Asian E-commerce Opens Up

Uniserve's e-commerce logistics portfolio received a massive boost this week, with the strengthening of one of our key networks across China, Hong Kong and South East Asia. For many years, our multi-award winning airfreight products, to and from Asia, have been...

Felixstowe Site Steams Ahead

Since the February start, building work on Uniserve's Felixstowe development is now in full swing, with the completion of the first part of the project; Plateau C, expected this July. Plateau C will see the installation of a container storage and HGV parking...

Most Valuable Partner Award

Uniserve clinched another award when Group Managing Director, Iain Liddell, received the Most Valuable Partner Award from THI Logistics, during his recent visit to Shanghai. The accolade, presented by THI's president David Yen, was awarded for the...

UK Easter Opening Times

For our overseas visitors: Please be aware that the UK has two public holidays over the Easter period, therefore our opening times are as follows: Good Friday 14th April - Closed Saturday 15th April - Closed** Easter Sunday 16th April - Closed Easter Monday 17th April...

New Faces For Customer Team

In a recent restructure of our award winning customer service and development team, Uniserve have added two new faces to the starting lineup. We are pleased to welcome Gary Haynes (left) to the team as Strategic Customer Development Manager based in the Midlands. Gary...

Puma Brand Secured for EGDC

  Uniserve EGDC recently added Puma to its list of globally recognised brands operating through our multi country consolidation hub in Singapore. Working on behalf of Star Group 360, Uniserve EGDC are consolidating products from all around the...

Spring At The Academy

Its Spring at the Academy, so Michael Hurcum, our Group Marketing Manager, felt that was a great reason to get the camera out and take a tour of Upminster Court, home to the Supply Chain Academy and Uniserve Group Headquarters. If you would like to know more about...

David Decides On Tokyo

International table tennis player, David Wetherill, had to make an important decision recently after representing Great Britain in last year's Rio Paralympic Games. For the Uniserve sponsored Olympian it was time to decide whether to go for Tokyo and a fourth...

Andreea Joins L&D Team

Uniserve Group and the Supply Chain Academy welcomed a new member of the team recently when Andreea Elefteriu joined as Training Manager. Andreea has over 20 years of experience in learning & organisational development (L&D) delivery and consultancy; gained...

Michael Joins Marketing Team

The Uniserve Group marketing team received a welcomed boost recently when Michael Hurcum joined us as our new Group Marketing Manager. Michael is an innovative marketing and communications specialist with nine years' experience managing campaigns for the leisure...

Uniserve in Parliament

Uniserve attended parliament last week when Paul Stone, Group HR Director, met with MP's at the House of Commons to talk about, amongst other things, Uniserve's Degree Apprenticeship standard and the Supply Chain Academy's collaboration with Leeds Trinity University...

Arthur Calls It A Day

  Today is a sad day for Uniserve staff and customers as Arthur Latham is hanging up his boots and retiring after spending the last 17 years working for Uniserve. Arthur has been based in our Manchester Office since the turn of the millennium as a Client...

Academy Partners Chamber

The Supply Chain Academy has officially partnered with the North London Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise (NLCCE) to equip members with end to end Supply Chain understanding through impartial advice and in the long term, training and consultancy. NLCCE are aiming to...

Drinks Team Germany Bound

Our Uniserve Drinks Logistics team is heading to Germany to attend one of the key events in the industry calendar, the ProWein International Trade Fair for Wines & Spirits. The fair takes place on 19th-21st March in Dusseldorf and this is the fourth year our...

Property Team Expands

Our property team expanded recently with the appointment of Jonathan King as our new Property Project Manager. Jonathan is an experienced Building Surveyor turned Project Manager (MAPM and IPMA Level C), with over 10 years surveying, project management and...

Zenith Add Monster Trucks

Two new high spec monster trucks arrived at our Chepstow facility recently to enhance our South Wales & South West fleet. Zenith Logistics, our warehouse and distribution arm, received the MAN trucks last week to assist with increased local demand. The German TGX...

Alex Elected to CBI Council

Alex Mortimer, our Supply Chain Academy Director, attended his first meeting this week since his recent election to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) council. Alex was appointed following a contested election in which CBI members across the region voted. In...

Half a Century for Leighton

Leighton Bonnett, our Airfreight Director, reached a very special milestone this month as he celebrated his 50th birthday, with almost half of that time being employed by Uniserve. Leighton joined our sales team way back in 1994, before moving over to operations, and...

60,000 Views On New Web

The new Uniserve website went live in January and incredibly received over 60,000 views in its first month from 139 different countries around the world. We are delighted to have generated interest in the world's newest country, South Sudan, and even some of the...

One World China Expansion

Our One World technical team was boosted this month with the strategic agreement to add more members to our Tianjin team following the recent trip to China by One World Director, Steve Davies. The growth and success of One World, our highly intelligent and...

Sally Joins The Academy

The Supply Chain Academy’s team was strengthened this month when Sally Gale joined them as Operations & Events Manager. Sally has been with Uniserve Group for 19 years, 18 of which as Personal Assistant to our Group Managing Director, Iain Liddell. Iain commented...

Transport Secretary Visits Us

Last Friday we were one of the stops for Transport Secretary Chris Grayling when he visited our Chepstow operation along with other dignitaries including Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns. The visit was part of an announcement to half the toll prices on the Severn crossings...

Holiday Opening Hours

From everyone at Uniserve, Merry Christmas and a Healthy and Prosperous 2017!  We look forward to working with you long into the future and sharing many more special occasions! Please find our UK opening hours for the Christmas and New Year holiday period.  ...

Something Fishy

Last week a few of our brave staff and some braver customers, travelled to Hampshire for our corporate fishing event, at Dever Springs Trout Fishery, near Andover. Standing by a lake on a cold overcast day may not be everybody's cup of tea, but these brave souls...

One World Direction

There is exciting news from our One World development team as we welcome the new Transport and Warehousing module to the family shortly! The new module will be going live for internal testing and training from the 1st December and should make full release in the new...

Uniserve Make BIFA Finals

After last weeks major success, winning The Global Freight Awards, Uniserve received more good news this week when reaching the final in three categories at this years BIFA awards. The BIFA Freight Service Awards competition has been running now for over 25 years and...

Uniserve Win Global Award

Uniserve collected another major industry accolade last night by winning The Sea Freight Solutions Provider of the Year 2016 at the Global Freight Awards. Steve Ireland, our Sea Freight Business Leader, received the prestigious award from TV funnyman Milton Jones...

Uniserve Delivering Charity

Uniserve welcomed two new vehicles to our ever growing transport fleet, as we recently took delivery of our brand new charity liveried trucks. The vehicles are now out on the road, so you may see them passing through your area or driving through your gates to deliver...

Brexit Conference at HQ

Our very own Supply Chain Academy is hosting it's follow up 'Brexit Mini Conference' at the group's headquarters on Tuesday 1st November 9.30 am-12.30pm. Due to the incredible success and popularity of the first 'Brexit The Future of the Supply Chain' conference on...

Dover Office on the Move

Customs Insights, our group customs experts, have now completed their move to new premises in Dover. We are ideally positioned for managing future change that may occur as a result of Brexit. They provide a range of services including customs consultancy and duty/tax...

Uniserve Partner Government

Uniserve have been appointed as the official British logistics partner for the UK government's 'Exporting is Great' campaign. The campaign's initiative is to provide opportunities for British exporters overseas and to introduce new companies to export. The government...

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