WLN – What’s the most exciting thing about your job?

Seeing our pallet racking in action!

Ian Armstrong, Sales Manager, Advanced Handling and Storage

WLN – Who’s inspired you most in your career?

My Dad.

WLN – If you were an item in a warehouse, what would you be?

I know that everyone is going to say this but it’s got to be pallet racking!

WLN – If you had to do it all over again, what would you do different?

Try not to get as stressed out!

WLN – What’s the most embarrassing thing that’s ever happened to you at work?

Driving over someone’s foot with a forklift back in the early days… whoops!

WLN – Who or what makes you laugh?

My kids!

WLN – Do you have any hidden talents?

I love a good sing-song in the office… Is it a talent though… I’m not sure!

WLN – Who would be your favourite party guest?

Penn and Teller.

WLN – What is the greatest luxury in your life?

Spending time with my family.

WLN – What is your favourite guilty pleasure?


WLN – Do you have any secret ambitions?

Playing the guitar, Exercise more to complete the great north run before I am too old.

WLN – What’s your dream holiday destination?

Caribbean cruise!

WLN – What are your three favourite movies or TV shows of all time?

Ray Donovan, A League of Their Own and 24.

WLN – What is your favourite book of all time?

I am not a big reader but the last book I read was Raving Fans which I enjoyed.

WLN – What’s your favourite pastime?

Playing golf!

WLN – If you won the Lottery, what would you do?

Tour the world with friends and family… oh and play a lot more golf!

WLN – What would be your advice to someone thinking about coming into the industry (apart from “don’t do it”)?

Try not to get stressed!


Advanced Handling and Storage are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of new and used pallet racking. We have access to a full range of manufacturers and are able to give competitive prices! We can supply, deliver and install all of our solutions which makes the process as stress free for the customer as possible.

We have built up a reputation for over 20 years for the quality of our service and the fantastic products we supply. We have a wealth of industry knowledge which can give you the peace of mind that you are getting the best solution for your business!

To take part in Quote Unquote please call: 01923 272960 or email: james@warehousenews.co.uk