who moved you?

Operational Staff

From answering your calls to fixing the trucks, there’s a lot more that goes on in the background than you might think.

moving you in more ways than one

Our Operational Staff

Handling with Care Since 1960.

At Purdie Worldwide we ensure that all of our staff are trained to International Removal Standards and undergo training on a weekly basis. Ensuring our employees are taken care of, ensures they take care of you. All of our staff and employees live locally and are all a part of their local community. This not only promotes our community spirit, but also allows to ensure 100% job completion and keeps morale amongst the crews at a high level.

Title: Managing Director

Service: 20 years+

Specialty: Calm under pressure

Tea or Coffee: Coffee to start then tea

Favorite Team: Hearts

Best Experience: Seeing families happy after the moving experience takes place. Too many to single out.

Worst Experience: None – Take everyday as it comes and deal with whatever happens as professionally as possible.

archie-purdie

Title: Transport Manager

Service: 50 years+

Specialty: Forklift

Tea or Coffee: Tea

Favorite Team: Team Purdie

Best Experience: Starts once upon a time (some can’t be told) No 2 days are the same with challenges ahead!

Worst Experience: Living the dream, all good!

Nickname:
You would need to ask the guys!

Title:
General Manager

Service:
8 Years

Where did you grow up?
Bonnie Blackburn

Tea or Coffee?
None! Juice for the wean.

What would be your super power?
I would love to be able to fly – miss all the traffic

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I like walking my dog and listening to my record collection.

Favourite Removal Related Memory?
Either Giraffes or the Oor Wullie trails

Least Favourite Removal Related Memory?
Having to close our doors due to COVID

List 3 Items from your Bucket List:
Visit my brothers in Australia
Get another Vespa scooter (midlife crisis)
Take the kids to Disneyland

stacey-adie

Nickname:
Stace

Title:
Accounts & Payroll Manager

Service:
20 Years

Where did you grow up?
Bathgate

Tea or Coffee?
Tea, 2 Sugars Black

What would be your super power?
Invisibility

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Socialise

Favourite Removal Related Memory?
Giraffe Contract and seeing them all about Edinburgh.

Least Favourite Removal Related Memory?
Chasing Debtors

List 3 Items from your Bucket List:
Travel as many countries as possible
Live Life to the fullest
Swim With Dolphins

kirsty-brown

Nickname:
K or KB

Title:
Audit & Resolutions Manager

Service:
10 Years

Where did you grow up?
Livingston

Tea or Coffee?
Tea, just milk

What would be your super power?
Teleportation

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Walking my dogs & spending time with family

Favourite Removal Related Memory?
When we deliver goods from store and see customers settled after long waits to get into their property.

Least Favourite Removal Related Memory?
When things fall through for our customers

List 3 Items from your Bucket List:
Revisit Italy, visit Lapland, see my kids living life to the fullest and happy

linda

Nickname:
Linda

Title:
Removals & Storage Assistant

Service:
2 Years

Where did you grow up?
Blackburn

Tea or Coffee?
Tea

What would be your super power?
Time Travel

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Walking my dogs & spending time with family

gemma-hendry

Nickname:
Gem or G-Dog

Title:
Overseas Manager

Service:
2 Years

Where did you grow up?
East End of Glasgow

Tea or Coffee?
Both. Strong with milk & sugar

What would be your super power?
Teleportation

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Spend time with family and friends. Cook and dine out.

Favourite Removal Related Memory?
Joining Purdie Worldwide

Least Favourite Removal Related Memory?
Turning shipments around if customers don’t settle in new country

List 3 Items from your Bucket List:
Travel to as many countries as possible.
Learn another language.
Win the lottery.

mark-scoular

Nickname:
Scoular

Title:
Marketing & Business Development Manager

Service:
6 Years

Where did you grow up?
Uphall

Tea or Coffee?
Energy Juice.

What would be your super power?
To be able to fly

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Taking pictures, working on my race car and spending time with the family.

Favourite Removal Related Memory?
Giraffe About Town

Least Favourite Removal Related Memory?
Running CAT6 cable to our workshop. Never again!

List 3 Items from your Bucket List:
Skydive, Swim with Whales, See my kids have kids.

sarah-lind

Nickname:
Saz

Title:
Operations Manager

Service:
8 Years

Where did you grow up?
Seafield/Blackburn

Tea or Coffee?
Coffee, Milk and 2

What would be your super power?
Teleportation

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Watch sports; mainly football, Formula 1 and NFL. Listen to music and attend live gigs. Travelling down to London to watch Arsenal Women play

Favourite Removal Related Memory?
Being involved with arranging delivery of the Giraffes to their new owners at the end of the project

Least Favourite Removal Related Memory?
Forgetting the front door was locked, setting the alarm then realising I had locked myself in the office and trying to unlock the door and get out before setting the full alarm off.

List 3 Items from your Bucket List:
Visit Las Vegas to watch the Raiders play in the NFL, attend a Formula 1 GP at Spa, See the Northern Lights

keith-crookston

Nickname:
Mr Fix It

Title:
Chief Mechanic

Service:
2 Years

Where did you grow up?
Blackburn

Tea or Coffee?
None

What would be your super power?
I have been told I have super power

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Off roading
Shooting
Repair cars etc
Spending time with friends and family

Favourite Removal Related Memory?
The giraffes move in Edinburgh

Least Favourite Removal Related Memory?
Lifting a shed out gardens with a forklift

List 3 Items from your Bucket List:
You could be dead tomorrow
Just live life

archie-smile

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