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Oakland International Appoints General Manager Specialist multi temperature supply chain operator and responsible family business Oakland International has appointed Bob Richards to the post of General Manager at its Redditch facility. Previously holding senior and director roles at several blue-chip organisations including PHS, Bidvest Logistics, Christian Salvesen, TDG, Palletways and David Hathaway Transport, Bob has […]

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Oakland International’s DLM Service Helping Keep EU/UK Transport Moving Reconditioning migrant affected loads for more than 15 years, multi temperature supply chain, distribution and logistics specialist Oakland International has seen a significant increase in requests to deal with contaminated loads in recent months. Oakland Director, Robert Hardy, commented: “Whatever form of Brexit we end up […]

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Oakland Appoints Distress Load Technical Lead Team Manager Family business, multi temperature supply chain and logistics specialist, Oakland International, has appointed Eimear Scolard as the company’s new Technical Team Lead. Tasked with heading their successful Distress Load Team, Eimear will oversee inspections, co-ordinating the team from initial contact through to load completion. With full HACCP […]

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BRC Stamp of Approval for Oakland International’s Supply Chain and Value Added Services Retaining accreditation for well-over a decade, responsible family business Oakland International has maintained British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) quality standard for storage and distribution, securing a double ‘AA’ grade rating. Head of Supply Chain Compliance and Accreditation, Louise Smith, stated: “This is a […]

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Oakland International Appoints Group IT Director Responsible family business and specialist UK and Ireland multi temperature supply chain operator Oakland International has appointed Shaun Devey as its Group IT Director, a new boardroom role focused on enhancing information technology across group operations. Previously the winner of the Motor Transport Best Use of Technology Award, Devey […]

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Family Business Oakland International celebrates 20 Year Milestone Launched in Worcestershire in 1998, ethical family business Oakland International has celebrated 20-years of successful trading with team members, their families at a family-friendly BBQ at Attwell Farm Park, Beoley on Saturday 15th September. Oakland’s ‘double-decade’ anniversary marks an important business milestone for the company which originally […]

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Brexit Crisis or Opportunity? The last in a series of successful Brexit Seminars focusing on food, and attracting international attention, will take place at The Crowne Plaza, NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 17th October 2018. Attended by food businesses and non-food importers, Embassies, logistics providers and consultants from the UK, Ireland, Belgium, Germany, France and Asia, […]

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Spotlight on Food Supply Chain at FSDF Safety Conference   Robert Hardy of Oakland Invicta a key contributor to a new food safety Guide being developed in partnership with Food Storage & Distribution Federation (FSDF) and the Food Standards Agency (FSA), will address delegates at the FSDF Safety Management Conference in Leicester on Tuesday 15th […]

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Oakland International Corby Hub Gains Global BRC Standard In its first audit, supply chain and distribution specialist Oakland International has secured a rating of ‘A’ in the British Retailers Consortium’s (BRC) quality audit for storage and distribution at its recently opened facility in Corby, Northamptonshire. Oakland’s Business Unit Director at Corby, Lee Whiting, commented: “Gaining […]

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