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Rhys Davies Logistics appoints new operations manager for Barnsley and Newton Aycliffe depots

03 February 2014

Rhys Davies Logistics has announced the appointment of Jamie Murray as Operations Manager for its Barnsley and Newton Aycliffe depots. Jamie has been in the logistics business for 15 years and held management positions with a number of top companies including Torque Logistics and Wincanton. His new role is to oversee logistics, transport and warehousing at Barnsley and the management of vehicles and drivers operating from RDL’s Newton Aycliffe depot.

“When I heard about the vacancy at Rhys Davies I did some research into the company and was impressed by its performance during the past few years,” said Jamie. “I was looking for a new challenge and I was delighted to be offered the position at Barnsley. I believe RDL has a great future and I’m looking forward to being a part of it.”

Jamie, a native of Bedfordshire, now lives in Barnsley with his wife Kay and two young children.

Paul Hodgkiss. Operations Director at RDL said, “Finding people with the right skills and experience is a major challenge for any business and I’m delighted to welcome Jamie to our management team. As we continue to grow we’ll be looking to recruit the very best people in the industry and we’ve made significant resources available to attract and develop the right talent in order to strengthen our management team as we continue to grow.”

Rhys Davies Logistics employs around 460 staff at ten depots throughout the United Kingdom offering innovative and effective logistics solutions and has customers in a wide range of industries, including food, chemicals, flooring and packaging.