Walkers Transport has recruited a group business analyst to facilitate growth at the company. Nick Atkinson joins the business after 12 years working on medical device supply chains. In his new role at Walkers he will manage, prepare and distribute data sets for the operator’s Leeds and Manchester operations. Atkinson said: “My aim is to help Walkers fulfil their ambitions through harnessing the power of technology to enhance the customer experience. “In the not too distant future we will be […]
Walkers Transport has been appointed main haulier for SD Parr in a deal that will see it move around 2,000 pallets per year for the glaced fruits and bakery products distributor. Leeds-based Walkers secured the contract with Barnsley-based SD Parr after a competitive tender and will be responsible for storing and delivering SD Parr’s products throughout the country. John Pedley, MD at SD Parr, said that Walkers’ network, warehousing facilities and IT system meet its business needs. “We see Walkers […]
Richard Simpson, CEO of Leeds-based Walkers Transport, is typical of the new breed of logistics business owners who have not been brought up in transport and so have a fresh view of the industry and its future. He explains his vision to Steve Hobson
Walker Logistics said e-commerce orders increased by 317% during the fourth quarter of last year.