Talented team recognised with double promotion


Europa Road continues to recognise team talent with the announcement of two internal promotions at its Birmingham branch.

Europa Road is part of Europa Worldwide Group and offers European road freight services for both import and export customers across Europe.

Based at Prologis Park, Europa Worldwide Group’s Birmingham site employs a total of 100 across its Road, Air & Sea, Showfreight, Road, Warehouse and Forwarding services.

The pioneering firm Europa Worldwide Group, has operations across the UK including a brand new £60m facility in Corby. Europa Road in Birmingham is one of 13 local branches situated across the UK, servicing clients in the vicinity with European road freight services.

It is an exciting period of growth for Europa Road which is currently on a major recruitment drive to increase its UK sales team by 60 per cent.

As part of investment into the team Jamie Hedgecox (previously Birmingham Branch Manager) has become Regional Manager (Central) after being with the company for three years. Whilst Abigail Brooks has been promoted to Branch Manager for Birmingham.

Having joined Europa as a Senior Account Manager Jamie has moved through the ranks at the business and his new role sees him leading on support for five regional branches and a growing team of 50.

On starting his new role as Regional Manager, Jamie comments said: “The promotion to Regional Manager and the faith that the company has in me means everything! From the first interview, I could tell that the culture fit was completely in line with my way of thinking, and I genuinely don’t want to be anywhere but Europa. I will be using the experienced I’ve gained in Birmingham team to help build our relationships with customers across the central region and continue to provide them with an excellent service.”

Abigail Brooks is now taking on the role as Branch Manager and is the first person within Europa to be internally promoted from customer service all the way through to account manager and then Branch Manager.

Abigail commented on becoming Birmingham’s new Branch Manager “This promotion brings me a great sense of achievement and it’s a role that I’ve aspired towards since joining the team in 2019. I’m thrilled to be heading up the team, especially at such an exciting time for Europa Road, as we continue to expand and grow. I look forward to driving the team forward and building our customer network.”

Europa Road has seen significant success following the introduction of its new unique solution, Europa Flow – which allows goods to move quickly and efficiently between the EU and UK with minimal delays.

Adrian Redmile, Branch Network and Sales Director at Europa Worldwide Group, said: “We’re delighted to be able to recognise existing talent within the team and see individuals grow at Europa. It’s a dynamic time for European road freight and we’re looking forward to continued growth and expansion for the business and across our teams.”

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 and employs over 1100 across the UK and Hong Kong.