New and Improved Cranes at the Port of Felixstowe

The Port of Felixstowe has ordered two new gantry cranes for its Berths 8 & 9 and work has started to raise 10 of the existing cranes on Trinity Terminal at the port. The new cranes, ordered from ZPMC in Shanghai, will bring to 12 the number on the port’s newest terminal. They will have

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How to answer why do you want to leave your current job?

“Why do you want to leave your current job?” Is the most commonly asked interview question, but what’s the right answer? As the UK’s leading recruiter to the shipping, freight forwarding & supply chain industry, the advice we’d offer you would be – there are five ways to answer this question without coming across as

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Why your employer brand matters to recruiting

Our latest blog is going talk about the importance of building an employer brand – something that many corporates and certainly the tech & marketing industry are making waves in – but not something you see many shipping, freight forwarding or supply chain companies actively building or even giving a second thought. Surprising as many

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Japanese liner shipping trio becomes ONE, ready for launch next spring

The container businesses of K Line, MOL and NYK will operate under the tradename Ocean Network Express (ONE) from 1 April next year. In a joint statement today the Japanese trio said: “The move will allow Ocean Network Express to better meet customers’ needs by providing high-quality, consolidation and enhancement of the three companies’ global

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SDW makes a donation to the Piam Brown Ward in Southampton General Hospital for every placement we make in Hampshire

The team at SDW Recruitment are very passionate about supporting as many charities and good causes as we can – hopefully helping to make a difference to people’s lives. One of our chosen charities for the year are the Piam Brown Ward in Southampton General Hospital. Piam Brown Ward is the South’s regional Children’s Cancer

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Average Salary Snapshot – Shipping, Logistics & Supply Chain

The team at SDW often get asked by both clients & candidates about average market salaries within the logistics & supply chain industry. Clients wish to know where their salary structure fits into the wider market & compared to their competitors. And likewise, shipping & supply chain professionals are keen to gauge if they are

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