Strategic appointment for Midlands logistics and distribution firm

Michelle_MD3Multi temperature supply chain and logistics specialist, Oakland International, has appointed Michelle Higgitt as Executive Assistant to the Managing Director, tasked with supporting the MD in all areas of Oakland’s business communications.

Oakland MD Dean Attwell stated: “Michelle has held key posts during her six years with the firm and brings a wealth of experience to the post of Executive Assistant. Her personal understanding of each department and how every area of the business works is a great advantage and I am personally delighted at her appointment.”

Specialist

A specialist in third party supply chain warehousing and logistics, Oakland continues to build on its successful business models, maintaining expansion of its chilled distribution schemes for UK, Ireland and European mainline retailers, servicing many on a daily basis.

Commenting on her appointment, Michelle stated: “I am both elated and inspired by the opportunities this new role brings, and I look forward to supporting Oakland’s Managing Director in yet another exciting chapter of company growth.”

A background in quality assurance and customer relations, Michelle brings her personal vibrancy and industry experience to Oakland’s established team.

Oakland’s supply chain functions encompass warehousing, picking and distribution for ambient, chilled and frozen products, and is an acknowledged and highly successful operator of a unique distressed load management service; working closely with UK port authorities and industry business insurers.

A family owned operation, Oakland International has been established in the UK since 1998, successfully launching Oakland Distribution and opening their Southern Ireland hub Oakland International Ireland in 2009.

Oakland International Limited

UK: +44 (0) 1527 596 222

Ireland: +353 (0)1835 4855

e: sales@oakland-international.com

www.oakland-international.com