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HGV DRIVERS CLASS 1 & 2 REQUIRED. Due to an expansion of our fleet and securing of forthcoming contracts, we are recruiting. Please see our Careers Page or contact Jamie Frewin in our Transport Department on 01902 714555

Head Office : +44 (0) 1902 714555

Wolverhampton : 01902 714555

Birmingham : 0121 444 1885

London : 0207 937 1999

Rugby : 01788 541044

Coventry & Warwick : 024 7663 2501

Bridgnorth : 01746 336041

Email : sales@burkebros.co.uk

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History

BURKE BROS MOVING GROUP HISTORY

  • 2017 - Finalists for the Chamber of Commerce ‘Community Award’.   Chamber_Awards_night_November_2017
  • 2016 - Winners of the PAIMA Juan Peralta Global Ecology Award. Received the award in New Orleans for sending 0% of the waste we handle to landfill.   PAIMA_Awards_sml
  • 2015 — Official opening of our Self Storage facility with the Mayor of Wolverhampton – A brand new self-storage facility with 96 rooms at our head office in Wolverhampton.   DSC_9272_sml
  • 2014 — Worked closely with University of Wolverhampton in creating new roles at Burke Bros.
  • 2013 — Gary Burke elected on to the a board of the Chamber of Commerce. Burke Bros Moving Group were awarded the Service Provider of the Year 2013 Award and nomined for Continuous Improvement Award.   Service-Provider-of-the-Year-Chamber-of-Commerce-2013
  • 2012 — Major refurbishment carried out at our Wolverhampton head offices. Alongside investment in our staff and staff development.
  • 2011 — After 28 years the Burke Bros brand was updated “Global Relocation” added into our new logo design to our increasingly successful International Removal Service.
  • 2010 — Gary Burke became Vice President of PAIMA and helped over-see the transfers of PAIMA’s Head Quarters from Panama to Florida.
  • 2009 — New logistics divisions added to the company, now 24 hours 6 days a week.
  • 2008 — Burke Bros were gold sponsors again at PAIMA conference in Hawaii.
  • 2007 — Gold sponsors at the PAIMA conference in New York in October and also tonnage award winners.
  • 2006 — won the Juan Peralta Global Award for innovative ideas on helping Environmental issues presented in San Francisco for the best contribution from a moving company on global environmental issues.
  • 2005 — company makeover investment in training, vehicles, technology and marketing
  • 2004 — Through Dept of Trade we secured grants to investigate innovative ideas to take company forward through innovative technology
  • 2003 — The business was split into international and UK moving divisions
  • 2002 — joined PAIMA or the Pan American International Movers Association
  • 2001 — Developed E-Commerce website offering online quotations for uk moving and ordering of packaging supplies.   PAIMA_sml
  • 2000 — Awarded IIP investors in people award 2000
  • 1999 — Gary Burke receives correspondence fromHer Majesty The Queen in recognition of bringing the merits of Wolverhampton to her attention prior to the successful bid for city status in 2000.   Letter-from-the-Queen-1999
  • 1998 — joined HHGFFA or the Household Goods Forwarders Association of America
  • 1996 — joined FIDI (the global alliance of professional international moving and relocation companies)   fidi
  • 1995 - Purchased 3 acre industrial estate Foxe’s Lane, Wolverhampton, which is still our present head office.   Brought-Foxes-Lane-1995
  • 1994 — Joined French Chamber of Commerce
  • 1993 — Accredited with BS 5750 late ISO 9002
  • 1992 — Purchased Hudson & Rudge removals Birmingham (formed in 1844)
  • 1991 — Purchases Goddards Removal. Rugby Ltd (formed 1926)
  • 1990 — Purchased George Clark Removals Ltd (formed in 1898)
  • 1989 — Moved to larger premises in Wolverhampton 1989-Springfield-park
  • 1985 — Joined BAR British Association of Removers (BAR)
  • 1982 — Burke Bros Removals and Transport formed   1982-First-two-vans