Showforce supplies crew for Sochi 2014

One of the Showforce/Sochi 2014 team members
One of the Showforce/Sochi 2014 team members

Showforce has been working with logistics service provider DB Schenker to supply crews across ten sites in Russia for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

The crew has spent five months working on the Games, amassing 6,300 man-hours in total.

The team consists of five forklift drivers, each fluent in Russian, who have been transporting and setting up equipment for various broadcasters.

Mike Smith, chief operating officer at Showforce, said: "This has been an extremely prestigious project for us. Our work on the 2012 London Olympic Games has resulted in an emerging reputation as a provider of specialist skilled staff so we are proud to strengthen this through our work in Russia.

"Every member of the team was carefully selected which included obtaining local qualifications in Moscow to prove they could speak and understand the language and had the necessary skills, and I am confident this level of attention to detail enables our continued work in this highly specialised sector."

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