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

Being in a fast paced environment.

Sophie Johnson, Office Manager, Advanced Handling and Storage

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

My former line manager who brought me many useful skills which I still use today!

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

A roll of packing tape, keeping everything together!

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

Nothing! I have no regrets!

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

Talking to a customer in the country store face to face and totally mixing them up with someone else, they were very bemused.

WLN –Who or what makes you laugh?

My husband, Carl.

WLN – Do you have any hidden talents?

I can play the piano.

WLN –Who would be your favourite party guest?

Ant and Dec and Alan Carr.

WLN –What is the greatest luxury in your life?

My health!

WLN – What is your favourite guilty pleasure?

Giant chocolate buttons.

WLN – Do you have any secret ambitions?

To own a number of properties.

WLN –What’s your dream holiday destination?

New York City.

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

The Grinch, all the Harry Potter films and Bridesmaids.

WLN – What is your favourite book of all time?

The Harry Potter series.

WLN – What’s your favourite pastime?


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

Round the world trip, help out family and generally have a good time!

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

Always put the customer first.


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