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

I love working hard on getting a lead and then it coming in! It feels so rewarding!

Becky Shepherd, Marketing Officer, Advanced Handling and Storage

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

My parents! Seeing them being successful in a field they love really inspired me to do something I enjoy and work hard to be the best!

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

Definitely a freezer… I’m always cold!

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

Honestly? Nothing! I love the path I have taken in life and I wouldn’t change a thing!

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

Going a full day without anyone telling me I had lipstick on my teeth… they decided to tell me at ten to five!

WLN –Who or what makes you laugh?

I love watching Impractical Jokers on TV! I literally cry with laughter at them and the stuff they do! Anyone who watches it ‘THAT’ tattoo punishment was just hilarious!

WLN – Do you have any hidden talents?

Ermmmmmm… I can do the splits!

WLN –Who would be your favourite party guest?

Beyonce! She is so empowering and would definitely be a lot of fun!

WLN –What is the greatest luxury in your life?

I work hard and I always have… I was able to buy my first home at 21 and I am extremely house proud and proud of what I achieved!

WLN –What is your favourite guilty pleasure?

Listening to McFly’s Greatest Hits in my car and singing (or screeching) along at the top of my voice!

WLN – Do you have any secret ambitions?

I would love to run a marathon!

WLN –What’s your dream holiday destination?


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

Dexter, Pretty Little Liars and Greys Anatomy (I am more of a boxset person.)

WLN –What is your favourite book of all time?

Literally any of the Harry Potter books!

WLN – What’s your favourite pastime?

Snowboarding! It is exercise but so relaxing! There is no better feeling than boarding down a mountain at – 25 degrees, just you and your board!

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

I would buy a few houses in major cities all over the world, give some to family and buy some fancy shoes and handbags with the rest!

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

Just to take all of the opportunities you are given, believe in yourself and always put your all into everything!


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!

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