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Who we are

Who we are.


We are the world’s leading recruitment and M&A agency in the freight industry. We operate in a global market in multiple industry sectors, from aviation to energy…


…but that’s not enough.
We have plans to grow into other markets to continue
our incredible growth towards a team of 250 by 2020.

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Inspirational: Lauren

Our vision

Our vision.


The Headford Group is looking to firmly establish itself as a multi-vertical global recruiter and to drop SME status within the next five years. A solid, profitable growth strategy has been put in place to take the company from 50 to 250 consultants working from various key office locations around the globe.


The company is always keen to discuss new start ups and opportunities with recruitment entrepreneurs from any sector to help facilitate its growth strategy. The key factor in Headford’s growth strategy is its consultants’ training programme, offering unrivalled career prospects.

We already operate throughout the freight and logistics sector
and we are breaking into new markets as we take on more consultants with specific experience.

• IT Recruitment
• Engineering and manufacturing
• Facilities management
• Fashion

• Human resources
• Insurance
• Legal
• Life sciences
• Offshore

• Policy
• Property
• Public sector
• Retail
• Sales

• Technology
• Marketing
• Health, safety and environment
• Financial services

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Inspirational: mountain




Designer clothing

• Awarded at 100K revenue
• Hugo Boss suit for the men
• Louboutin shoes for the women


Rolex watch

• Awarded at 200k revenue
• £5,000 towards a Rolex watch
• Includes lunch with the MD


Car allowance

• Achieved at 120k & 150k revenue
• Up to £1000 per month
• Includes a priority parking space


Lunch club

• We send our achievers to a fancy lunch
• Accompanied by the MD
• Includes afternoon off work for drinks


Trips abroad

• Achieved for hitting an individual target
• Trips include Ibiza, Vegas & Dubai
• All flights and accommodation paid for


Monthly events

• Monthly nights out with VIP club access
• Theme parks, paintball, gokarting, etc.
• All members of staff are invited

You can see photos from some of our events here… 

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Inspirational: Freight Awards




The Headford Group is a meritocracy. The Headford Group environment is one of the most dynamic and enjoyable workplaces a recruiter can be part of. Our offices are very competitive, but hardworking. Everyone here enjoys working as part of a team and sharing the success


Those who want to achieve great things within Headford will be superb communicators who are motivated by the idea of a meritocracy. Anyone who is prepared to put in the effort and demonstrate an ability to learn, will be rewarded tremendously at Headford.

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Inspirational: culture

Career progression



At Headford we have a well-structured progression scheme which works well for most people and allows a competent consultant to rise quickly to a position of expertise and influence within the company.


However, everybody has their own natural pace and we will neither hold you back nor push you before you’re ready. It will soon become clear where you belong and where you want to be. Square peg, square hole.

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Inspirational: blackboard steps

This is a typical career progression model,
but yours will reflect your own strengths and goals…


Training and development

Training &


The Headford Group prides itself on its training and development programs which are offered throughout our consultants careers. We have a full range of training modules for Trainee Consultants through to Directors.


The training the group delivers will ensure that, provided you are prepared to meet the required activity levels, you will be very successful in recruitment. We provide individual and group training throughout your career.


Our training programme is unrivalled in the freight recruitment sector and we have an excellent reputation for supporting our consultants from day one as a Trainee Consultant right through to brand Director.

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Inspirational: superman

Experienced recruiters



Here at Headford we are always looking to grow. Having successfully cornered the Shipping & Freight Forwarding markets globally we are keen to break into new verticals.


The group offers excellent support and financial backing; once a new department delivers, share/equity options are available to the individuals who established the department.


The Headford Group has a very capable back office team consisting of accounts, design, marketing and training. This lets the consultants focus on building their own desks.

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Inspirational: pebbles

Earn Equity in your profit centre

Earn equity
in your profit centre.

The Headford Group has a unique proposal that allows
the top performers in the industry to bill their way into an equity stake.

We believe the best people in the industry deserve the highest return on their investment. We allow high achievers to earn equity in their own brand. The higher the performance of the consultant’s profit centre, the higher the percentage they can earn.

Headford is a true meritocracy and most of our senior management team joined the business as trainee consultants. They worked their way up to their current positions through their personal billing efforts, work ethic and personality fit within the team.

The opportunity to bill yourself into a directorship puts no ceiling on your short-, medium- and long-term earning potential within the group. It’s a selfless approach to the sector and allows the Headford Group to secure the industry’s leading talent.

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Inspirational: office chair

International opportunities



As part of our expansion plans we will be opening various international offices. We have plans to open in America, The Middle East and Australia. We will never hold any consultant back who wants to move or even open our international offices and run them as a new centre.


We currently have international teams who work a variety of hours from our Bristol office. These teams will eventually be opening our offices abroad. Key strategic office locations will include New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Houston, Boston, Dubai and Sydney.

Inspirational: international

Join us

Join us.

We’re always looking for talented individuals,
so if you think you have what it takes
give us a call on
+44 (0)7415 236 435
or send an email with your CV

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Inspirational: Join us

Head office location

Head office.

Headford Group • 8 Apex Court • Almondsbury Business Park • Bristol • BS32 4JT

From Bristol
Follow the A38 Gloucester Road north until you come to the Aztec West roundabout (Aztec Hotel on your left). Turn right onto Bradley Stoke Way. Take the first left onto Woodlands Lane and then go straight over the next roundabout (you will see a Toby Carvery pub on your left). Take the second left onto Woodlands. Follow the road round until you get to Apex Court. We’re number 8.

From the M5 J6
Exit the M5 at Junction 16 and head onto the A38 Gloucester Road until you reach the Aztec West roundabout. Turn left onto Bradley Stoke Way (going past Hilton Hotel). Take the first left onto Woodlands lane and then go straight over the next roundabout (you will see a Toby Carvery pub on your left). Take the second left onto Woodlands. Follow the road round until you get to Apex Court.