Leading shipping container and self-storage business the Parsons Containers Group has announced that Lynda Knight is joining the company.  Knight will join the firm, headquartered in Sedgefield in County Durham, on 2 October in the role of resourcing and sales manager, as the business continues to build on recent growth and expansion across the UK.

Lynda Knight is well known in the shipping container and freight industry.  She has worked with international container leasing and management company Textainer for 30 years, initially in the accounts department, followed by a period in a supporting role to the former company chairman, and 25 years selling and supplying containers to businesses like Parsons. Parsons Containers was founded by entrepreneur Ean Parsons in 2000.  The Parsons Containers Group of companies now also includes national brand ContainerContainer and one of the UK’s largest container self-storage businesses, U Hold The Key Self-Storage.  The Parsons Group and its individual companies operate on 10 sites, with all divisions experiencing significant growth in recent years. Ean Parsons, CEO of the Parsons Containers Group of companies, comments: “After working in partnership with Lynda at Textainer for nearly 20 years, I am delighted that she will be joining the Parsons team.  The business is growing quickly and we are expanding into new markets, which offer many opportunities that we need to capitalise on.  We have been trading nationally in the UK for many years under our ContainerContainer brand and Lynda will bring the expertise and resource that will help us to be much more involved in the wholesale trader market, holding stock around the UK.” Lynda Knight adds: “I am thrilled and honoured to be joining the Parsons Group, they are a forward thinking dynamic company wanting to provide the best possible service to the customer.  I cannot wait to get started”. For more information about Parsons Containers, visit www.parsonscontainers.co.uk, call 01740 62 99 99 follow @parsonscontainers on Twitter or like www.facebook.com/parsonscontainers.