Appointment Strengthens Expertise of Distribution Specialist

Specialist distributor, Midlands based Oakland International, has appointed Harvey Morris to the post of chilled warehouse manager at the firm’s storage and temperature-controlled warehousing facility in Redditch. Harvey Morris, commenting on his appointment stated: “Joining Oakland International was an easy choice to make; good people, good company ethic, an excellent reputation for delivering a quality service with an enviable range of value added activities, and the excitement of the business challenge.” With a warehousing career spanning twenty-years, Harvey will take ultimate control of all day to day chilled warehousing activity for the UK and Irish food distribution operator which is continuing to experience significant business growth well into double figures. Oakland International General Manager, Ed Ross, stated: “I’m looking forward to working with Harvey as he joins our very experienced senior team, which will deliver on our exciting 2013 business growth agenda. “By maintaining focus on developing our team’s excellent blend of expertise and experience across a range of operational disciplines, we will continue to ensure we maximise and expand the depth and range of services and add customer value to our specialist distribution and logistics operations.” <Ends>   Image details: Oakland International’s new Chilled Warehouse Manager, Harvey Morris.   Editor’s notes: Founded in 1998, Oakland International is an * award winning family owned multi temperature distribution and contracting packing specialist, operating both UK and Ireland depots, for food and consumer goods using ambient, chilled and frozen transportation into major UK and Irish retail, wholesale, discount and convenience markets.   Key industry associations include; British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF), Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD), Road Hauliers Association (RHA), Food Storage and Distribution Federation (FSDF), Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), and a member of the Chamber of Commerce for Herefordshire and Worcestershire, British Contract Manufacturers and Packers Association (BCMPA) and accredited by the British Retail Consortium (BRC).   Company details:       Oakland International Limited UK: +44 (0) 1527 596 222 e: twitter: @OaklandIntUK   For all Oakland International press and media enquiries, in the first instance please contact: Kathryn Watts m: 07970 547469 e:   *Latest Awards include 2012 joint winners with SPAR UK of the Environmental Contribution Award at the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards in the category of Contribution to Environmental Improvement: Climate Change and finalists in the Ian MacLaurin Award for Supply Chain Excellence Award, in the 2012 IGD food industry awards.