Duo take off at Europa Air & Sea

Following a strong start to the year Europa Air & Sea is maintaining growth plans with the appointment of its first two Territory Sales Managers.

Europa Air & Sea is a division of Europa Worldwide Group one of the fastest growing privately-owned transport and logistics operators. Since launching as a separate division in 2015, Europa Air & Sea has gone from strength to strength.

Currently the division is located at various sites across the UK, plus Europa Air & Sea has also had a presence in Hong Kong since 2011. At the start of 2022 Europa Air & Sea opened a new office in Shanghai – expanding its footprint into mainland China.

Jasraj (Jas) Singh and Tom Macdonald who both joined Europa Air & Sea four years ago as Business Development Managers have both been promoted to two new roles Territory Sales Manager. Both have extensive experience in air and seafreight with leading brands TNT and UPS and are now responsible for supporting Europa’s growing sales team.

Europa Air & Sea has developed and invested in centralising its Air services in Heathrow and its Sea services in Birmingham. The over the past two years the division has embed at least one Air & Sea Business Development Manager at each of Europa Group’s 13 branches throughout the UK, which is currently being expanded with a further three sites set to open in May.

It is a dynamic market; the global volume of airfreight continues to increase rapidly with freight volumes reaching 66.2 million metric tons in 2021. It has been reported that the Covid-19 pandemic is believed to have speeded up the global transition to e-commerce (by as many as five years, according to IBM) and thereby increased the volume of goods requiring transportation. Despite recent challenges and localized lock down in the far east affecting both air and seafreight demand continues to increase.

Miles O’Donnell, Europa Air & Sea National Sales Manager comments; “We’re delighted to recognise the abilities of both Jas and Tom with their promotions to these new important roles, which are much needed as we continue to grow our air and sea services across the UK. Both are hugely talented individuals who demonstrate huge potential, and we’d like to congratulate them on their new roles.”

Europa has a track record of nurturing talent and recruiting from within its team. Europa Worldwide Group, with sites in the UK, Hong Kong, and Belgium, has four divisions – Road, Air & Sea, Warehouse and Continental Cargo Carriers and featured in The Sunday Times Top Track 250 for the third time and employs over 1300 across the UK and Hong Kong. 

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