Chris Powell

Warehouse Distribution Manager

 

  • Number of years in the warehouse and storage industry?

20 years

  • How did you start your career within the warehouse industry?

Picking & packing within a retail area of the group business.

  • What does your daily role entail?

Providing direction and ensuring effective leadership to warehouse team members. Planning, meeting goals and objectives within the storage business. Also managing activities/tasks, working with people, ensuring K2 Storage Solutions provides excellent service and value for money.

  • Which areas of your role do you enjoy the most?

All, I am fully committed to providing quality service for all customers

  • What is your toughest challenge?

Getting the K2 brand known and having others believe in us.

  • Which member of the team is the biggest character and why?

Adam, always gives his best and is keen to improve on his performance.

  • Which areas of your role do you feel have changed the most due to technology in the warehouse & logistics industry?

Computers and their role within the industry, communication, e-mails instead of phone calls, internet

  • Which areas of the industry do you feel will become more important to prospective customers in the future?

Quality service at the right price.

  • Which areas of the business have you seen the most growth in?

The latest warehouse and storage technology enhancements and the benefits they bring.

  • What one thing would you change about the warehouse industry?

People’s attitude about the warehouse industry!

  • What advice would you offer to someone thinking about entering into a career in logistics administration?

Enjoy it , be open minded and learn from others.

  • What do you do in your spare time to help you relax?

I enjoy photography and messing about on my computer with the photography I have taken and I always try to learn new things in this area.

  • Who is your biggest hero?

I love to learn to about photography as it is a real passion of mine. In my spare time I review a wide range of You Tube videos on photography to pick up some great hints and tips. I get inspired by lots of different photographers, but Mark Cleghorn is one of my biggest hero’s.