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Blakemore Logistics Communications Hub Now Live

November 20, 2017

Blakemore Logistics launches a new online internal communications platform to help improve colleague communication within the business

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Blakemore Logistics Apprenticeship Programme: Recruiting Now

November 01, 2017

Blakemore Logistics is looking for new recruits to embark on its Warehouse & Distribution and LGV Transport apprenticeship programmes

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Road Safety Week 2017: Schools Needed

October 03, 2017

A.F. Blakemore is looking for secondary schools across the West Midlands, South Wales and Hastings area to take part in Blakemore Logistics’ annual road safety campaign

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100th Anniversary Charity Birthday Party Raises £86,000 for Good Causes

September 29, 2017

On September 1st, colleagues across England and Wales took part in 300 celebratory events at stores and depots across the company’s trading area

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Blakemore Vehicles Highly Commended at Truckfest

September 28, 2017

Blakemore Logistics colleagues from Hastings have had two of their vehicles highly commended at Truckfest

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A.F. Blakemore Goes Green for Environmental Focus Week

July 05, 2017

As part of a series of commemorative events to celebrate 100 years in business, colleagues across A.F. Blakemore have taken part in the company’s first ever Environmental Focus Week

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Blakemore Logistics Invests in New Training Vehicle

July 05, 2017

Blakemore Logistics invests in a brand new training vehicle to aid the delivery of its driver training

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Blakemore Logistics Invests in Distribution Fleet

June 20, 2017

Blakemore Logistics has announced a significant investment in its distribution fleet as part of an ongoing vehicle replacement programme

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Colleagues Complete Sponsored Walk for Kidney Wales

June 19, 2017

Colleagues from across A.F. Blakemore’s Talbot Green depot embarked upon an 11 mile Walk for Life to raise over £1,600 for Kidney Wales.

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New Blakemore Logistics Livery Hits the Road

May 31, 2017

A.F. Blakemore has begun the rollout of a brand new livery design on its distribution fleet

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Hastings Logistics Colleagues Raise £4,000 for Local Hospice

May 31, 2017

Colleagues from A.F. Blakemore’s Hastings depot tackle a 16-mile walk to raise more than £4,000 for a hospice in St Leonards-on-Sea

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A.F. Blakemore Continues to Drive Apprentices to Achieve Potential

May 26, 2017

A.F. Blakemore has welcomed five new apprentices onto its Logistics Apprenticeship Programme

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Road Safety Week Reaches Out to 900 Schoolchildren

November 29, 2016

More than 900 pupils from across the West Midlands are educated on the rules of the road as part of Blakemore Logistics’ annual road safety campaign

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Blakemore Logistics Colleagues Recognised at House of Commons

November 03, 2016

Two Blakemore Logistics colleagues are recognised for their achievements at the Federation of Wholesale Distributors’ Skills and Development Awards

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Future Sports Stars Battle It Out at Blakemore Logistics Junior Football Competition

July 28, 2016

Football fever descends on the Black Country this summer for the Blakemore Logistics Junior Football Competition

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Triple Success for A.F. Blakemore’s Responsible Business Programme

June 27, 2016

Three of A.F. Blakemore’s responsible business programmes receive reaccreditation for a second year at Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards

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West Midlands Hosts People with Potential Day

November 06, 2015

A.F. Blakemore warehouse employees take part in a People with Potential assessment day to identify future talent across the business

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A.F. Blakemore Logistics Leaders Recognised for Industry Expertise

November 05, 2015

Members of A.F. Blakemore’s senior logistics and transport teams have been recognised by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport for their industry expertise

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Hastings Depot Hosts People with Potential Day

September 03, 2015

Eight promising leaders from across Blakemore Logistics take part in a rigorous assessment day to identify future team leaders at the Hastings depot

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A.F. Blakemore Partners with The Prince’s Trust

May 29, 2015

Blakemore Logistics teams up with The Prince’s Trust to help a group of unemployed young people from across the West Midlands find work in the logistics industry

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Blakemore Logistics Transport Managers Cycle London to Paris

April 29, 2015

Blakemore Logistics transport managers Dave Higgs and Pete James embark on a four-day bike ride in aid of Bowel Cancer UK

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School Pupils Shown the Rules of the Road

November 18, 2014

A total of 1,175 school pupils from across the West Midlands, South Wales and Hastings take part in a road safety awareness campaign organised by Blakemore Logistics

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People with Potential Day Identifies Future Talent

October 31, 2014

Promising leaders from across Blakemore Logistics take part in an interactive assessment day set up to identify future talent

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Blakemore Logistics Develops Drivers for the Future

September 11, 2014

Blakemore Logistics apprenticeship scheme opens the door to a career in LGV driving for young apprentices

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Warehouse to Wheels Drivers Celebrate Success

July 30, 2014

Four Blakemore employees qualify as LGV drivers on the company’s Warehouse to Wheels driver training programme

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