The largest asset-based transportation company in Europe, Girteka, will open the largest transportation base in company’s history. The new base, located in Poland, will be the second transport base of the company in Poland enabling Girteka to better serve its clients.
To support the new plant with more than 2,000 trucks already based there, next year the company is looking to recruit more than 5,000 new employees, mostly new drivers, but also transport technicians as well as administrative staff especially finance and personnel professionals. In five years, the company plans to invest at least five million euros to equip and maintain the new base.
“It is a great pleasure to open a new, modern transport base that will contribute to becoming the obvious first choice for our clients as well as for our employees since the new base will enable us with a strong additional force to provide our service. In addition, the new transport base will also allow us to cut carbon emissions of ours and contribute to road safety since in a long run we will cut “empty kilometres” significantly” – says Mindaugas Paulauskas, CEO at Girteka Transport.
By opening the new transport base, Girteka celebrates having 2,000 trucks registered in Poland. Therefore, the company is actively recruiting to achieve the ambitious goal to have more than 8,000 drivers at the base by the end of the year 2022. No less important, the company is hiring transport technicians of various experience and expertise planning to have the base equipped with at least 450 such people. The company says various administrative staff, personnel and finance specialists especially are also much necessary.