New Yorkshire Team for DSV

March 2017 – DSV has strengthened its Bradford-based team to support its expanding operations in the region.


Responsible for the day-to-day operations is Customer Services Supervisor, Richard Wheatcroft. Richard, who joined DSV in October 2016, is an experienced professional and has worked for organisations in the Bradford area for over 30 years. Richard reports to Customer Services Manager, Janine Durkin who has 20 years plus experience in the Freight Forwarding Industry and has worked for DSV Road for the majority of her career.

Supporting Richard are Sales Executive Roger Ward and Customer Services Operator, Lauren Jones. With almost 30 years service with DSV, Roger originally joined Avandero (Northern) Ltd which was subsequently acquired by DSV. Roger commented on his passion for the industry “I have thoroughly enjoyed my time in the freight and logistics field and I am very much relishing the new challenge of building on our successes in the region and working with new and existing clients.”

As for Lauren, she started as an apprentice four years ago and has become a valuable member of the Customer Services team and is very enthusiastic about her new role in Bradford. “I see this as an exciting opportunity and I’m looking forward to working with my new colleagues to deliver great service to our clients and expand our business opportunities in Yorkshire.”

Chris Malyon, Director Sales & Marketing for DSV commented: “Bradford and the Yorkshire region has always been very important for DSV.  We recognise the significant potential for growth in the Yorkshire area and we are committed to building on our existing relationships across the county by delivering even better customer service with a view to becoming Yorkshire’s leading European road freight provider. To achieve this, we have added even more capability and capacity to our team of logistics specialists, which combines global expertise with extensive local knowledge.”

Globally, DSV Road is a leading logistics provider with more than 20,000 trailers on the road every day. The division can deliver full, part load and groupage shipments, as well as offer short delivery times and flexible transportation services for all types of cargo. With local offices in 32 countries DSV Road handles more than 30 million shipments a year across a comprehensive range of products and services.

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