Redwood International Ltd’s policy is to meet the requirements of both our internal and external customers. With this in mind, our commitment remains to achieve total customer satisfaction through error-free work.
The strength of our company are the employees. An open environment at the work place helps employees feel a part of the Company, and motivates them to contribute their best. With the use of Participative Management, employees involvement in the decision making process is of the utmost importance. We are committed to the continued improvement of the quality of our service. This we carry out through innovation, training, technology and teamwork. In return we get more from our employees in terms of sales, productivity and profitability. Investing in people also benefits from reduced employee turnover and greater customer satisfaction.
Once again Redwood International are pleased to inform that Operations Assistant Manager Ernest Costa and Dorian Garcia have received their diploma for successfully completing the IATA Cargo Introductory Course. It is an immense honour for Redwood International to boast the calibre of professionals and their strive to continue their professional development in our endeavours to fulfil our commitment of maintaining our level of service.
In October 2011 Redwood International's Operations Manager Karl Alecio successfully completed the IATA Cargo Introductory Course and are once again a step closer into achieving full membership with IATA, due to this success and the companies strive to be leaders in logistic solutions we have enrolled Ernest Costa and Dorian Garcia to undertake the exam in March 2012 and have full confidence that they will be successful.
Operations Manager Karl Alecio, his Assistant Ernest Costa and Dorian Garcia all successfully revalidated the Dangerous Goods by Air Certification and thereby are qualified to offer this service locally for the next 2 years. It is an honour for the company to be able to offer this fully professional and qualified services to the local community. These courses where held in the UK and have been taken under the auspices of Training Team and Peter East Associates which are fully governed by IATA. This is a first step into achieving full IATA membership.
James Bishop appointed Director of Redwood Int’l Ltd on the
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James Bishop was born in Gibraltar in 1964 and shortly after left for the UK, where he remained until 1995. He first lived in Fulham and then at the age of 11 his family moved to East Molesey in Surrey. At the age of 16 he started working in the wholesale/retail business with fruit & vegetable and remained with the same company of about 15 year. Returning to Gibraltar and not knowing if he would stay he did a couple of part time jobs. One of those jobs was a HGV driver for Redwood Int’l Ltd, as he had met Mr. Danny Gabay (Managing Director of Redwood) on previous visits to Gibraltar through a common friend who had been a neighbour of James for 20 years in Molesey.
Shortly after starting part time with Redwood in 1996 a vacancy came up and James was offered a full time position as a driver. After a couple of years in 1998 James took an administrative post to deal with the groupage service to and from the UK. In 2001 he was promoted to Manager of the Removals & Import & Export departments, and then in 2003 to Logistic Manager with overall responsibility for the warehouse, distribution and removals..
He has recently been appointed a Director at Redwood (Intl) Ltd in appreciation for the dedication and efforts he has put into the organisation. He will continue to oversee all Operations within Redwood to ensure that the high levels of service normally associated with the organisation continue.
"Redwood are pleased to announce that they have been acredited with the prestigious Investors In People standard"
After two years of hard work, Redwood together with two other organisations have been the first three Gibraltarian organisations ever, to have been awarded Investors in People.
Our MD enrolled in a postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management, with Durham University, in which he was successful in completing the course. As a result he was nominated for the Petrie Memorial Award, which is a top national award presented by the Chartered Management Institute. After being short listed and undergoing an interview at the CMI headquarters he was successful in securing the award which was presented to him at the Gold Medal Dinner at the Lancaster Hotel on March 20th 2003.
After a thorough vetting process, Redwood has also recently been appointed individual members of The Federation Of Freight Forwarders Association (FIATA). Further to this, as part their continuous development, Redwood have succesfully participated in an ISO 9000 program to receive an International quality control accreditation, which was completed on November 2004.