Our Amazing Team

Our company would not be where is it today with this amazing lot, they really are the back bone to everything we do.

Give the team a call, we are looking forward to helping you.

0044 1282 839525

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Management

Jenna Tattersall

Jenna Tattersall

Director

Jenna has over 20 years experience in the Freight industry, she formed First European Logistics in 2009. First European provides a logistical solution to our clients for express movements throughout Europe.

“My team worked brilliantly to be awarded a New Start ‘Business of Year’ award in 2011 and we have since gone on to achieve great recognition and establish a dedicated transport network across the whole of Europe.

When I’m not in the office (I’m usually on the phone to the office), but personally, I like going to the gym, travelling and spending time at home with my baby boy Grayson and my dog Mia.”

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Beth Halliwell

General Manager

Beth joined First European Logistics from college in August 2011. Beth is highly experienced in offering the best solution for your transport requirements whether that be groupage or our dedicated express vans she will give you the best options.
Beth has her own portfolio of clients which she manages daily to a high standard.
Beth has worked her way up the company to General Manager from being promoted in 2020 to our Operations Manager, we couldn’t think of a better candidate for the position when it become available. She is a massive asset to our business, she keeps the wheels turning every day!
Outside of work, Beth likes going to the gym, socializing with friends, going on holidays and spending time with her new husband Tommy and dog Teddy!
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Jordan Hepple

Customs Clearance Manager

Jordan joined our team in November 2020, he is a custom clearance wizard – anything he doesn’t know about custom clearance isn’t worth knowing!

He is running our customs department making sure all your freight gets across the boarders from creating EADS,T FORMS, IMPORT DECLARTIONS and many more!

Before joining us Jordan was in the British Army in the Army Air Corps for 12 years.

Outside of work Jordan enjoys playing the play station and watching football & UFC

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Emma Durkin

Emma Durkin

Finance Manager

Emma has been our accountant for over 7 years behind the scenes, She is a fully trained accountant.  In November 2019 she joined our team to run the accounts department. She will be here to help you on Mondays and Tuesdays in the office and the rest of the week she will be working from home. There is nobody who knows our business like she does!

Outside of work, Emma enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children and is loving her new hobby…. Kickboxing!

Transport

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Beth Moran

General Manager

Beth joined First European Logistics from college in August 2011. Beth is highly experienced in offering the best solution for your transport requirements whether that be groupage or our dedicated express vans she will give you the best options.
Beth has her own portfolio of clients which she manages daily to a high standard.
Beth has worked her way up the company to General Manager from being promoted in 2020 to our Operations Manager, we couldn’t think of a better candidate for the position when it become available. She is a massive asset to our business, she keeps the wheels turning every day!
Outside of work, Beth likes going to the gym, socializing with friends, going on holidays and spending time with her boyfriend Tommy and dog Teddy!
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Mohammed Rahman

Logistics Supervisor

Mohammed joined First European in 2021 after completing 5 years at university obtaining a degree in Bio Chemistry. He decided medicine wasn’t for him and the transport industry was, there loss our gain! Mo will be on hand to help organise your logistical needs for the most competitive price.

Since Mo joined us he has proven himself to be amazing at what he does meaning he is now our new logistics supervisor!

Outside of work Mo spends time with family and his new wife Tanya!

Elisha Winterborne

Elisha Winterbourne

Sales & Logistics Coordinator

Elisha joined us in February 2022. She’s our youngest team member but don’t let this fool you. She’s hardworking and here to get the job done!

Outside of work she loves her country hikes and going out for nice food, Having worked in local restaurants over the past few years, she’s the one to tap for recommendations when eating out.

Trevor Dawson

Trevor Dawson

Sales executive

Trevor joined our team in October 2022 after being made reductant from his last role of 25 years.

Trevor’s role with us to contact potential clients informing them of our services and collecting email addresses for them to receive our marketing.

Outside of work Trevor enjoys writing short stories and playing the keyboard

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Danny Pilkington

Sales & Logistics Coordinator

Danny is highly experienced in Sales within many industries such as IT, Alcohol, Chocolate and Security Systems.

He has been running his own personal Training business for 6 years and does this on a part time basis

In his spare time, he likes to unwind and socialise with friends and girlfriend, play Xbox (World of Tanks being his favourite game), go to the gym or go running (He runs Marathons for fun) and spending time with his 4 children.  Phew!!!

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Sarah Bleasdale

Sales & Logistics Coordinator

Sarah joined our team in November 2020 to organise your export and import declarations.

She is creating EADS, T FORMS, IMPORT DECLARATIONS and many more!

September  2022 Sarah returned from maternity leave after having her little boy and moved departments over to transport. She is enjoying the change and helping the guys out over in the transport team organising collections & deliveries.

Before joining First European team Sarah worked at Audi as a sales advisor. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her partner Robert and little girl Tia, she is partial to the odd glass of RED 🙂

 

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Customs

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Jordan Hepple

Customs Clearance Manager

Jordan joined our team in November 2020, he is a custom clearance wizard – anything he doesn’t know about custom clearance isn’t worth knowing!

He is running our customs department making sure all your freight gets across the boarders from creating EADS,T FORMS, IMPORT DECLARTIONS and many more!

Before joining us Jordan was in the British Army in the Army Air Corps for 12 years.

Outside of work Jordan enjoys playing the play station and watching football & UFC

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Red Allen

Custom Clearance Agent

Red joined us in June 2021.

He started out organising transport across the UK & Europe and he is now creating EADS, T FORMS, IMPORT DECLARATIONS and more!

Before joining our team Red worked for EE/BT for 13 years, whilst there he had many different roles from fixing technical issues to CEO complaint handling and Team Management.

He is originally from South Shields and has moved to our area to be with his partner. Outside of work Red enjoys going to the gym, country walks with partner Nathan and dog Jeff.

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Imogen Smith

Custom Clearance Agent

Imogen join our customs team in 2021, creating EADS, T FORMS, IMPORT DECLARATIONS and more!

Outside of work Imogen enjoys spending time with her brothers and her sister.

JOANNA PICKERING

Joanna Pickering

Custom Clearance Agent

Joanna is currently in training

Accounts

Emma Durkin

Emma Durkin

Finance Manager

Emma has been our accountant for over 7 years behind the scenes, She is a fully trained accountant.  In November 2019 she joined our team to help out in the accounts department with book keeping – She will be here to help you on Mondays and Tuesdays in the office and the rest of the week she will be working from home.

She is here to help manage our customer accounts as well as our supplier invoices.

Outside of work, Emma enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children and is loving her new hobby…. Kickboxing!

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Karen Ahern

Book Keeper

Karen joined our accounts team in October 2022. Karen has many years experience in book keeping and accounts.

Karen’s role with us is to assist Emma manage the day to day running our the accounts department. Her main duties are purchase invoicing, sales invoicing and general office duties.

Outside of work Karen enjoys lots of holidays, her nick name is Judith Charmers. When she isn’t in the office she will be on the beach, cocktail in hand sunning herself.