Walkers Transport appoints Zoe Lunn as Group Health & Safety Manager

Date published: 30 October 2017

Transport and third-party logistics specialist Walkers Transport, which has a depot on Royle Road, Castleton, has appointed Zoe Lunn as Group Health and Safety Manager.

Ms Lunn joins Walkers Transport, a member of Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network, from Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics Limited and brings with her more than ten years’ compliance experience.

She is responsible for the development and monitoring of health and safety best practice to ensure the continued safety of Walkers’ 300-strong workforce based across Leeds and Greater Manchester.

Ms Lunn said “I believe my role is to ensure everything we do is of the highest standard and compliance, complemented by a commercial and customer friendly approach. I felt as though I could make a real difference.

“First and foremost, we believe that everyone should go home happy and healthy at the end of the day. But it is also my aim to continually refine and develop safe working practices that will enhance Walkers’ operational efficiency. This sits hand in hand with the firms ambitious growth strategy.”

Richard Simpson, Chief Executive, said: “Safety is Walkers’ number one priority and as a rapidly growing company it was clear that we needed a full time experienced health and safety professional that was responsible for designing and promoting best practice for the safety and wellbeing of our employees and customers.”

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