Southern Sheeting has increased its workforce significantly after hiring 13 new team members to meet growing demand from customers.

The new recruits include Yard and Warehouse operatives, a Logistics Planner, Delivery Drivers and Sales Advisors.

Logistics Planner Sarah London has joined from a national parcel delivery service, where she was responsible for coordinating 30 drivers, delivering 2,500 parcels a day. She will organise Southern Sheeting’s deliveries for the nine-strong fleet and brings exceptional geographical knowledge and logistics skills to her new role.

Experienced HGV driver Rob Holland has been hired as a Delivery Driver, having previously worked for a removals business. He is joined by John Ritchie, who has been moved from a temporary to a permanent contract.

The sales team has also expanded with the arrival of two new Sales Advisors James Lucas, who brings experience from a national tools and fixings distributor, and Alex Trill.

Toby Herbert, Jake Norman, Sam Clingo, Michael Wilson, David Weeding and Ellis Evento have have all become Yard and Warehouse Operatives.

Finally the comapny has also welcomed Rob Cooper to its IT department, as well as Jo Morfield as Ecommerce Manager.

Tony Hobbs, Managing Director at Southern Sheeting, said: “These are exciting times for Southern Sheeting as we position the business as a leading force in the UK building materials market.

“Our new website with full ecommerce functionality will lead to a significant increase in sales. Boosting our warehouse and yard operatives will mean we are ready to meet this demand, while ensuring deliveries are turned around at high speed with the trademark excellent customer service that our clients have come to expect.

“We’re so pleased to welcome our new recruits to our friendly and family-run business. Our logistics planner Sarah is such a cheerful and energetic person who will be able to deliver on our high customer service levels.

“Our new delivery drivers Rob and John also boast high standards of customer service and bags of enthusiasm, while our latest sales advisor James has a natural talent of quick thinking and conversational skills. Together with our fantastic new yard and warehouse operatives, this will help put our business in pole position for continued rapid expansion.”