Staff spotlight – Getting to know… David Oliver

We have a great team here at Clearpoint Recycling, so we want our readers to get to know the faces behind the names.

In this blog series, we ask one of our valued colleagues 10 quick questions – about their role responsibilities, personality, and working at Clearpoint – so you can get to know them better. This month, it’s the turn of David Oliver.

Name: David Oliver

Job title: Logistics coordinator
Department: Logistics

  1. What do you like most about working at Clearpoint?

The professional and friendly people – everyone is always happy to help one another.

  1. Pick three words to describe the company culture:
    Growth mindset, teamwork and respectful.
  1. Sum up your role in one sentence:
    As logistics coordinator, I’m responsible for booking loads and following them up with our large network of hauliers, freight forwarders, and shipping liners.
  1. How would your colleagues best describe you?
    Proactive and a quick learner.

  2. If you could choose your ideal team activity, what would it be and why?
    It would definitely be an outdoor activity – such as a long walk or climbing a mountain – so we could all disconnect from the day-to-day and enjoy being in nature.
  1. If you could pick a superpower, what would it be and why?
    To be able to travel back in time, so I could stop some of the world’s disasters from ever happening.
  1. Describe your perfect Sunday:
    Going for a walk with some friends in the great outdoors.

  2. If you could have dinner with two people, dead or alive, who would they be and why? Joe Biden and Donald Trump – it would make for a very interesting evening, to say the least.

  3. You’ve won the lottery, what would be your first big purchase?
    A house somewhere on the Spanish coast!
  4. If you weren’t a logistics coordinator, what would you like to be?
    A Manchester United football player.


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Logistics is always a challenge when moving recyclables from the UK to the continent, Clearpoint’s logistics team operate a slick and effective system, they are helpful and efficient when arranging sophisticated deliveries into multiple European Paper mills.

Dutch Paper Customer

We have been supplying Clearpoint Recycling on a regular basis since 2014. Clearpoint have been awarded several working contracts, due to their professionalism and competitive pricing, and we have confidence that they are consistent in their level of service.

Welsh Material Supplier

We have been buying from ClearPoint Recycling for 3 years now and our experience first hand is that they are a friendly and professional business. The material sourced by ClearPoint comes from a trusted supplier network ensuring quality and tonnage meets our requirements.

Dutch Paper Customer

Their level of service is fantastic, they are always at the end of the phone if needs be, and their logistics department keep us informed at each stage. They are quick to respond to any unforeseen challenges and have a pragmatic approach when finding solutions.

Welsh Material Supplier

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