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Gemma Kantecki

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The (V)IPs are coming

Posted by Gemma Kantecki on Dec 5, 2018 12:36:09 PM

We can’t wait for January. In January, we get shaken up, educated, inspired, supported and impressed all at once. Why? Because all the applications are now in and, in January, we get to interview and select the students who will become our next Industrial Placement (IP) employees in the summer of 2019.

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Why Christmas starts in January for Cognito iQ

Posted by Gemma Kantecki on Nov 22, 2018 3:31:59 PM

When do you start preparing for the festive season? When you see the first displays in the stores? When the big retailers release their Christmas advertising campaigns? When the Black Friday promotions arrive in your inbox? Or are you one of the many who leave it as late as possible, then hit the high street in a panic on December 24th? Whether you love or loathe seeing Christmas crackers on display in August, spare a thought for those of us who work in or with the retail logistics industry. At Cognito iQ, we’ve been preparing for Christmas since January so we can support our logistics customers through the seasonal delivery peak.

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Profile of Paula Borcherds, Customer Success Manager

Posted by Gemma Kantecki on Oct 8, 2018 4:05:13 PM

A problem solver, and an ‘old school’ communicator. 

Paula Borcherds, Cognito iQ’s new customer success manager, is a problem solver. She says “I like to understand what the problem is, and fix it. That just about sums me up”.

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Field Service East Review: Unicorns and nachos at Amelia Island

Posted by Gemma Kantecki on Sep 25, 2018 3:24:27 PM

 

 
 

 The tan is fading, but the memories of Field Service East are still vivid. We sent two Davids and a Daryl to the beautiful Florida resort of Amelia Island, armed with some product demos, a slide deck and 100 squishy unicorns.

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Profile of Steve Beeson, VP of client services

Posted by Gemma Kantecki on Aug 16, 2018 3:45:00 PM

How he views change, and why he’s not driving his tractor much these days.

Steve Beeson, who joined us in April 2018 as VP of client services, believes that change should be built in, not bolted on. “It’s important to bring people with you” he says. “You need to get people involved so they can understand why we are making the change, and enable them to drive the change themselves. It’s both the most satisfying and the most challenging part of the role”

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