Abbey Logistics Magazine Spring Edition 2021


Fleet apprentice Liam Murray (right) has been made Abbey Logistics’ annual Apprentice of the Year for 2020.

S ince joining Abbey in 2018, Liam has gone above and beyond what was expected of him. He has quickly become an established member of his team and has already contributed several new initiatives to the business that benefit both his colleagues and our customers.

Apprentices are fully supported during their course, with a nominated mentor and regular appraisals with their Line Manager to ensure they are enjoying their time with Abbey and maximising their on-the- job knowledge and experience

a series of interviews with Abbey, Liam joined us as a fleet apprentice, supporting our busy workshop teams in Liverpool and Middlewich. Liam quickly established himself as a key member of the team, confidently fulfilling his own role while proactively taking on additional responsibility where he could to gain as much knowledge and experience about Abbey and the sectors we support as possible. Feedback from Liam’s colleagues has been fantastic, with many highlighting Liam’s enthusiasm, work ethic, problem-solving abilities and positive attitude. Abbey’s Apprentice of the Year is decided via the manager of each apprentice and their teammates writing a detailed submission for consideration. These are reviewed by Abbey Logistics CEO Steve Granite and Head of HR Marcia Findlay.

while studying towards a nationally recognised qualification.


We offer different apprenticeship levels based on an individual’s experience in several areas of the business including finance, transport planning, health & safety, fleet administration and customer service. LIAM’S STORY Liam joined Abbey following a Think Logistics presentation at his school in Liverpool, which introduced him to the opportunities available in the logistics sector. Following

As a business, Abbey is well aware of the benefits young people can bring to the organisation, from fresh ideas to renewed energy. This year, apprentices joined us in fleet, workshop, finance, health and safety, and planning. The Abbey apprenticeship scheme is a structured programme managed centrally through our HR team with additional training delivered by specialised external training providers.


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