Europa Road is reporting a record-breaking start to 2017 with export figures at an all time high – and as a result has expanded its sales team.
Working across 11 UK branches, the Europa Road team has seen its most successful run of months to date in the first quarter of 2017, with export growth averaging 40 per cent. The team celebrated its busiest week on record in the first half of March, reporting a 61 per cent increase in export kilos compared to the same time last year, while import kilos were also up by 46 per cent.
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One of the team at Europa Worldwide Group has retired after more than 35 years working for the business – in which time she has seen it grow from just 25 staff to a team of more than 600.
Mother of three and grandmother of one Leila Alli, 66, of Abbey Wood near Dartford started working for the independent logistics operator as a typist in 1981. She took a career break to have her children and when she returned to work she took the role of receptionist instead.
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