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Meet the Team

Ian Bugg - Project Manager


Ian, a project manager who has a background in retail. Has previously worked in the store and logistics side of marks and Spencer retail operations. Ian has worked with TRS since 2018, residing either at the office and warehouse operation on the refrigeration refurbishment and delivery of retail and refrigeration equipment. Qualified with the SSTS retail project management certification, Ian is experienced in running sites all over the UK whether that is for a single installation or removal or for projects with a larger scope be that complete or partial clearance or installation to a planned or sometimes immediate / urgent requirement.

New product lines have required Ian to manage complicated handling of bulky and heavy equipment both into and out of a variety of different scale environments. Ian was the project manager for the clearance of all waste from an empty 8 floor store in Liverpool city center recently. This most challenging project in a central pedestrian area, needed 300T of waste & combustible fittings to be moved from this prime site that had fallen into a state of dilapidation. TRS took this project on for a regular client Hilco, as the building's receiver trusted TRS to complete significant and challenging clearance in a short time frame, reducing the site's fire risk to an acceptable level as demanded by the underwriter and insurer. Ian has also managed other projects for the firm including clearances for HMV and Jager.

Peter Gladman - Project Manager 



Charlie Pierpoint - Managing Director


Charlie has worked in the business since a child but took on a management role several years ago initially concentrating on sales which he did at the same time he was an undergraduate at Point Blank University in London where he fulfilled his passion for a degree in Music Production.

Since identifying the increasing demand for quality commercial refrigeration for the expanding retail convenience sector his plan was to concentrate on TRS initiative to actively expand sources from all over the world to expand to the supply for the UK market for sales of refrigeration. Since then he has developed several European sources for supply and sold thousands of units to new customers, peaking at over a million impressions at our busiest period . Charlie although only early 20’s has developed TRS into the country's leading supplier of used chest, overhead /cabinet glass door freezers and chillers and with the European market being important for supply and also sales, he manages millions of pounds of sales giving our clients the best quality available with value solutions and a no nonsense or giving of any unrealistic promises to ensure client satisfaction.

Charlie recently became a significant shareholder but also the Managing Director of TRS ltd and is now responsible for the day to day running and overall TRS business operations which are developing into existing markets but also into new and growth markets the management team has identified in retail & distribution related activities.


With a future plan to expand and develop the business into a wider range of services for clients with retail expansion plans, Charlie is actively sourcing new supply routes and training for our staff and management to be fully in front of new techniques and technology. 

Brendan Hawkins - Project Supervisor 



Vicky Hill - Accounts Manager



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