Staff Spotlight: Liam Jay, Parts Supervisor, Cardiff

Liam Jay, Parts Supervisor at Cardiff volunteered to step into the spotlight and be interviewed by Janet Birkmyre. Liam Jay is the Parts Supervisor working out of our Cardiff depot and although he has only been with the company nine months, he has hit the ground running with the parts team...

Customer Spotlight: Richard King, Senior Transport Manager at Certas Energy

Certas Energy is the UK’s largest independent distributor of fuels and lubricants in the UK. With more than 130 depots nationwide and 2,300 employees, Certas work to ensure commercial, agricultural, industrial and public sector customers, as well as domestic users, never run out of fuel. That...

Alun Taylor - Staff Spotlight Interview

WG Davies’ Parts Manager, Alun Taylor, joined the company just over four years ago as a Parts Advisor in Cardiff. He is likely known to you already and you might even know that he lives with his partner Louise and his daughter Mary-Kate in Treharris, along with their three cats Frank, Nutmeg and...

Company Spotlight - Runtech, Peter Miles and Andrew Dowsett

There is more to Runtech than immediately meets the eye, much more, both in respect of what they do and perhaps more importantly, how they do it. When Janet Birkmyre talked to Peter Miles and Andrew Dowsett about the company - which is enjoying its 25 th anniversary this year - it quickly becomes...

Staff Spotlight - Kirsty Jones, Workshop Administrator, Llanelli

This quarter, Kirsty Jones, the Workshop Administrator for WG Davies, based at Owens Group in Llanelli volunteered to step into the spotlight and be interviewed by Janet Birkmyre. Kirsty has been a member of the close knit team in Llanelli for almost five years now but the route she took to get...

Owens (Road Services) Ltd / Owens Group

Interview with Eurof Owen and Andy Williams, January 2021 Owens Group is an outstanding success story by any standards; the business was started by Huw Owen back in 1972, shortly after that he was joined by his brother Eurof and together they have built a business that turns over in excess of £100...

Lisa Mason, Retail Administrator at WG Davies Cardiff, steps into the spotlight

Lisa Mason joined the team in Cardiff just over four years ago. She took the job at WG Davies on the recommendation of a friend who told her it was a lovely place to work and that, in combination with the location close to her home, made it seem like a great opportunity. We caught up with Lisa to...

WG Davies Staff in the Spotlight : Sarah Blockwell steps into the spotlight

Many will know Sarah as the Depot Manager at the newly refurbished WG Davies Tenby depot, but what you might not know is that she started at WG Davies almost 15 years ago as an Apprentice Technician, a role she relished. “I loved it.  It was obviously more of a challenge for me being a...

Customer Spotlight: DC Douch & Son

One of WG Davies longest standing customers is DC Douch & Son, run by Des, who stepped into our Customer Spotlight and spoke to Janet Birkmyre about his business, his family and his relationship with WG Davies over the years. Des started the business back in 1967 and for the past 25 years...

Customer Spotlight: Gerry Jones Transport

Gerry Jones started his business in a small office in Newport in April 1982; originally subcontracting work out, but over time he bought his own vehicles and a long-term relationship with MAN was born.  “The first MAN trucks were on a C reg and have been with them ever since”, Gerry told us...

Drainforce, WG Davies and the MAN TGE

Drainforce have depots in South and West Wales as well as London, employing over 60 employees directly.  They bring together expertise from sewerage and surface water drainage, to offer a range of services to both commercial and domestic customers which include CCTV surveys, cleaning and...