Specialist 3pl logistics provider, Europa Warehouse, has appointed a new General Manager at its Birmingham based warehouse at Midpoint Way, Minworth, B76 9EH, who will focus on the continued growth and development of 180,000 ft2 (16,536m2 ) which employs team of 100.
Alongside Birmingham, Europa Warehouse, a division of leading logistics provider, Europa Worldwide Group, has warehouse sites in Dartford and a brand new £60m site in Corby.
Europa has a huge presence in Minworth, at Prologis Park, in addition to Europa Warehouse three other divisions of the business are based there, Europa Sea, Europa Showfreight as well Europa Road’s regional team.
Lukas Skowron has worked within the warehouse sector for over 16 years, most recently working as a Site Operations Manager with some of the world’s most established logistics companies.
His new role with Europa Warehouse, Lukas will be responsible for site compliance, health and safety, quality, performance, team management and training, customer relationship and profitability. With a focus on continuing to build the brand portfolio, Lukas explains his initial focus for the Birmingham based warehouse site will be to bring stability, creating a safe environment that is stable and ready to expand.
He comments: “It’s a very exciting time to join the Europa Warehouse team which is continuing to grow and expand. For me personally, I see it as a huge opportunity to utilise my years of experience and key skills to develop and progress both the team and site and chance to challenge myself to become an even better person/leader/manager.”
“Most importantly, we want to build stronger relationships with our existing customers and showcase that we are a reliable and trustworthy partner which can help to grow their business. In addition, we will be hiring new individuals with the right level of expertise to further develop our team.”
Maria Torrent March, Europa Warehouse’s Logistics Director comments: “Lukas is an ambitious and dedicated individual whose skill set will be key in the successful management of our Birmingham warehouse site. We are continuing to focus on the growth and development of our warehouse operation, following the opening of our state-of-the-art site in Corby last year. Lukas will play a vital role in both the client and team management of our Birmingham site to build our portfolio and increase profitability.”
Lukas says that he is delighted to be working with Europa, explaining that he was fully on board with the vision and values presented to him by Maria Torrent-March as well as Europa Worldwide Group’s Managing Director, Andrew Baxter.
Lukas adds: “Europa Warehouse is growing, faster than expected, and there is huge potential to drive further growth particularly at the Birmingham site. It was refreshing to be able to communicate directly with the Directors of the business, share my ideas and discuss the ambitious plans the company has for the future – it’s an exciting time to join the team.”
As an industry leader, with cutting edge bespoke systems, a global distribution network and first-call facilities, from the moment goods arrive at Europa’s warehouse facilities, to the moment they are dispatched – Europa Warehouse deliver a quick, robust and cost-effective service.
The team provides a range of value-added capabilities including e-commerce fulfilment, production services, inventory management, packing, labelling, special deliveries, final assembly, quality control and critical parts management.
Europa Worldwide Group is an ambitious independent logistics operator with six divisions – Europa Road, Europa Air & Sea, Europa Showfreight, Europa Warehouse, Europa Contact Centre and Continental Cargo Carriers. Europa was recently featured in The Sunday Times Top Track 250 for the third time.