Whistl to recruit 140 people in Devon


Whistl, the UKs leading logistics specialists in e-fulfilment, contact centres, mail and parcels, has announced that it is embarking on a recruitment campaign for its Devon based operations. The company is looking to recruit over 140 people to a variety of seasonal roles within its fulfilment and contact centre facilities in Wrangaton, Plymouth and Paignton.

Known locally as Clientbase, the 300 strong team manage inbound contact centre operations, warehousing, fulfilment and business support functions across a portfolio of more than 50 clients. Fulfilment and warehouse operations continue to see huge growth as shopping habits migrate from the high street to home delivery

The range of roles available cover customer service, picking, packing, stock control and goods in, plus support staff. Each year this seasonal surge in recruitment creates a pathway for many colleagues to join the business on a permanent basis. The company has aims to promote from within and has seen the majority of senior positions filled from within the existing team.

Whistl acquired Clientbase in 2020 and is investing in the business to meet the increasing demand for its services, working with well known brands such as Sarah Raven and Scotts of Stowe.

David Fanous, Managing Director, Clientbase said: “These entry-level roles are a fantastic opportunity to join a successful company in the fast-growing online retail sector, serving well known UK brands from here in Devon. We’re a flexible employer offering competitive salaries and a variety of shift patterns in all our roles.”