Willis Global – 10 years providing exceptional recruitment support to the Shipping & Logistics industry.

 

Global Reach

Willis Global has proven experience of successfully recruiting across the globe. Throughout Europe, Middle-East, APAC and the Americas, for 10 years we have repeatedly supported Jobseekers and Employers with their career and recruitment needs. The industry is global, and with the World increasingly becoming more and more online, we’re able to utilise our impressive skillset, knowledge of the industry and experience with global markets to source exciting job roles and top talent from afar.

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Examples of Projects Undertaken

  • Supported a North American owned Multi-National with the setup of a large trade compliance team in India & China.
  • Supported a European owned Third Party Logistics Provider with global expansion plans in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, China and UAE.
  • Supported a Project Logistics Specialist with sourcing operations and business development staff for its team in Singapore & London.
  • Supported a Multi-National International Freight Forwarder with a search for a Customs expert in the Netherlands.
  • Supported an established American Retailer with a search for a Supply Chain expert in Arizona.
  • Supported a globally recognised Retailer with a search for a Senior Logistics Professional in Switzerland.
  • Supported a global leading International Project Forwarder with a search for the UK Country Manager and UK Assistant Manager.

History

Welcome to Willis Global – a recruitment consultancy servicing the Shipping & Logistics industry which was recently founded by myself, Craig Willis. I’m a REC qualified recruitment professional with 15 years of experience, who recently made the bold decision to set myself a new challenge and attempt to build my own consultancy.

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Straight from education, I started out within the industry supplying contract staff to the Industrial and Driving sectors. After 4 years in what was a demanding role, I set off on a once in a lifetime opportunity to travel the World. As well as visiting some spectacular places, and meeting some amazing people from all four corners of the globe, I learnt a great deal about myself and the career path I wanted to take upon my return to reality.

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On my return to the UK, having enjoyed many aspects of my international experience, I was keen to secure employment within an organisation that would provide me with opportunities to deal with different parts of the World. In 2005, I was offered an import orientated role with the globally recognised express courier, Federal Express. My time with FedEx gave me a great insight in to the import / export industry, and with this experience behind me, I would later return to the recruitment industry and join a specialist recruitment consultancy servicing the Shipping & Logistics industry.

I would spend the next 7 years with this specialist recruiter servicing some of the biggest names within the World of Shipping & Logistics. With my flair for recruitment and as a result of my industry experience working for FedEx, I would consistently finish the year as one of the companies top recruiters.

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In 2014 I searched for a new challenge which would later present me with an opportunity to set up a new division for a growing recruitment consultancy. I succeeded with the setup of a Shipping & Logistics division which today is consistently achieving great monthly results.

In late 2015, with 15 years of recruitment experience, and with the success of setting up a recruitment division from scratch to add to my list of career achievements, I decided the time was right to pursue a dream of mine and start my own specialist recruitment consultancy.

So here I am today, having spent my career to date honing my recruitment skills and growing my knowledge of the Shipping & Logistics industry, I believe I’m well placed to build an exceptional company and my ambition is to gain status as the go to consultancy for recruitment support within the Shipping & Logistics industry Worldwide.

Yours in Recruitment

Craig Willis, MREC
Talent Acquisition / Business Leader

Willis Global – Recruitment Support for the Shipping & Logistics industry