Use of Data/Tech
James started in transport at 17 years old and following a progressive career, in 2008 he joined Maritime, one of the largest container transport companies in the UK today. Since 2001, Maritime has seen substantial organic growth and has been involved in a number of significant acquisitions. In 2011 they successfully diversified into the domestic distribution sector, now boasting contracts with a number of blue chip companies and household brands and most recently, early in 2019, they launched Maritime Intermodal, a new rail division offering their customers dedicated services to and from a number of key ports and rail freight terminals across the UK.
At Maritime, James is now Director of IT, bringing a wealth of experience with him into this role. Having gained exposure to a number of key areas within the business, including contract management, operations, fleet and system development, James has been involved in a number of key projects and has delivered system improvements across a number of key areas. Now as a member of Maritime’s Board of Management, James plays a key role in the future development of the business, and in particular the technology behind driving it forwards.