Roy Cartlidge

Roy Cartlidge

Roy Cartlidge
Control Centre Manager

Key responsibilities

Roy manages our busy 24/7 Control Centre, the hub of Grocontinental, to ensure the efficient flow of vehicles on and off site.

With his round-the-clock team, Roy ensures a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers and manages the smooth-running of Control Centre operations.  The team is very much the face of Grocontinental and juggles a demanding and fluctuating workload, under pressure.

Career background

Roy joined the company in 2001 and, during his 14-year career with us, he has worked in a variety of key roles which have provided him with an in-depth knowledge of the business.

His roles have included Warehouse Team Leader and Supervisor, working in the Operations Team managing bookings and controlling despatch paperwork, Control Centre Supervisor and most recently, Warehouse Planning Co-ordinator.

Before joining us, Roy worked at Culina Logistics as Warehouse Team Leader for six years.

Away from the office

Married to Jennifer, Roy has a young daughter, Phoebe, who keeps him on his toes!

He is a keen football supporter - his team is Manchester United - and he enjoys watching cricket.  Roy is also a big music fan and owns an extensive CD collection.