Norfolk-based logistics firm GE-BE Transport, a Palletways member, has announced the strategic hiring of Rachel Lee, a distinguished former RAF non-commissioned officer, as the new health, safety and compliance manager. This appointment is in response to the company’s commitment to drive to operational excellence and foster a robust health and safety culture.
Leveraging her extensive experience in auditing, compliance and health and safety processes gained during her seven year tenure at RAF Marham, Rachel will play a key role in contributing to the growth and success of Ge-Be Transport. As the health, safety and compliance manager, she will lead the charge in delivering strategic health and safety management, expanding the company’s health and safety credentials to enter new markets, develop and implement comprehensive training programs and drive for continuous improvements for staff across the business.
Rachel first encountered Ge-Be Transport at a veterans careers fair and has since never looked back. Expressing her excitement about the recent appointment she said: “I’m thrilled to be working at Ge-Be Transport and to be part of a company that not only prioritises operational excellence but actively supports veterans in their transition to civilian workplaces.
“My goal is to contribute to the company’s success and further embed health and safety into the DNA of the organisation, ensuring the highest standards are met in line with the company’s growth strategy. Additionally, I aim to foster an inclusive and positive mental and wellbeing culture, ensuring we support our staff and the communities we work with.”
James Langan, director for Ge-Be Transport said: “We’re delighted to welcome Rachel to the team and believe she’ll be a fantastic addition. In many areas of our business, our people operate in high-risk environments, both within warehouse and on the road delivering goods to our customers. We take health and safety seriously at our sites across Norfolk, as we continue to grow, it is crucial we maintain a safe and healthy environment where our staff can thrive.”