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  • MurrayGilder_Chep
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    Chep makes Gilder VP of automotive for EMEA

    2018-02-22T12:46:05Z

    Pallet and container pool provider Chep has appointed Murray Gilder (pictured) as its new vice-president of automotive EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). He replaces David Mayo, who moved last year to become vice-president of global accounts and intercontinental at the Chep Automotive and Industrial Solutions division. Gilder, whose new ...

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    Richard Binkley returns to Jack Cooper Transport

    2018-02-22T12:09:37Z

    Richard Binkley (pictured) has left US Autologistics (USAL), where he was president, to take up the role of executive vice-president of strategic operations at Jack Cooper Transport.He has been replaced at USAL by Gary Cole, previously vice-president of vehicle processing and parts distribution at Gulf States Toyota.Binkley was president of ...

  • VW Braun and Schicke
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    Braun and Schicke to head VW’s digital logistics divisions

    2018-02-07T16:45:18Z

    Volkswagen has created two new departments supporting digital applications in the inbound and outbound logistics parts of its business and announced new roles for those leading them.Volkswagen Group Logistics said this week that Matthias Braun (pictured, left) was now heading the Digitalization and Concept Development department, associated with the Material ...

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    Eddie Aston takes over as MD of UKIN at Ceva

    2018-02-05T16:27:17Z

    Eddie Aston (pictured) has been appointed managing director for the UK, Ireland and Nordic (UKIN) region at Ceva Logistics. He joins the supply chain management company from commercial van hire and leasing organisation Northgate, where he was UK managing director. He will be based at Ashby-de-la-Zouch and replaces Michael O’Donoghue, ...

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    AV Dawson makes key appointments

    2018-02-05T14:51:28Z

    Andy Watkins (pictured) has been appointed operations director at UK logistics and transport provider AV Dawson. Watkins has been at the company for 30 years, originally starting there as a stevedore. The company said in a statement that he would oversee operations as AV Dawson expanded into new markets. “Andy ...

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    Groupe Cat appoints two new directors

    2018-01-30T15:36:33Z

    Jean-Michel Floret has been made director of the vehicle logistics division at French finished vehicle logistics provider, Groupe Cat.His promotion to the executive committee follows the Paris-based company’s acquisition last year of STVA, the finished vehicle transport arm of French state-owned rail operator SNCF.Floret began his career at SNCF and ...

  • Audi_Steffen_Potrafke
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    Potrafke replaces Hauf at Audi brand logistics

    2018-01-23T12:48:44Z

    Steffen Potrafke (pictured) has replaced Dr Michael Hauf as head of brand logistics at Audi. Hauf has retired after six years in the role and 33 years with the carmaker. Potrafke, who has been with the OEM since 1988, will manage logistics processes for the Audi brand across all of ...

  • David M. Gann CFO United Road Services
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    David Gann becomes CFO at United Road Services

    2018-01-23T09:46:06Z

    David Gann (pictured) has joined North American finished vehicle transport provider United Road Services as its chief financial officer. He replaces Eric Mikesell, who has left the company after more than 13 years.Gann moves from his role as vice-president of investor relations and communications at Metaldyne Performance Group, the powertrain ...

  • Joanne Perry
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    Joanne Perry takes over as editor of Automotive Logistics

    2018-01-19T10:22:40Z

    Joanne Perry (pictured) has taken over from Christopher Ludwig as the editor of the Automotive Logistics group, becoming responsible for the print and digital content of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics . The move follows Ludwig’s appointment as content director at parent company, Ultima Media, ...

  • Thomas Ulbrich
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    Volkswagen appoints Thomas Ulbrich as head of new e-mobility division

    2018-01-16T18:00:11Z

    Thomas Ulbrich (pictured), currently management board member for production and logistics at Volkswagen, is to take charge of e-mobility at the German carmaker. From February 1st , Ulbrich will head a newly created division covering the e-mobility series and production of vehicles on the group’s new modular electric drive kit ...

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    Brian Mason takes on business development role at PAS

    2018-01-15T15:20:38Z

    Brian Mason (pictured) has become vice-president of business development and administration at Pasha Automotive Services (PAS), which provides vehicle logistics services throughout North America and is part of the Pasha Group. Mason, who was previously vice-president of planning, analysis and development, will be primarily focused on servicing existing business and ...

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    Melanie Moore takes up lead sustainability role at Wilhelmsen

    2018-01-12T17:21:07Z

    Melanie Moore (pictured) has taken up a newly created role as head of sustainability at Wilh. Wilhelmsen, the global ro-ro shipping line and maritime services provider based in Norway. Moore moves from her role as director of health, safety and security at the company.Moore said the role reflected the group’s ...

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    Frenk Snoek moves to Broekman Project Services at Rotterdam

    2018-01-10T11:15:38Z

    Broekman Logistics has appointed Frenk Snoek (pictured) as general manager of Broekman Project Services, one of the terminal operations it runs at the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Broekman Project Services focuses on heavy lift operations and the handling and storage of complex and overweight cargo. Snoek, who started ...

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    Frank McGuigan moves to CEO role at Transplace

    2018-01-09T15:56:13Z

    North American transport management and logistics technology provider, Transplace, has appointed Frank McGuigan (pictured) as its new CEO, replacing Tom Sanderson, who moves to the role of executive chairman and will serve on the company’s board of directors.McGuigan has been with Transplace since 2011 and most recently served as the ...

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    Dr Jeffrey Richards moves to logistics and supply chain role at Aptiv

    2018-01-05T16:47:00Z

    Following the division of tier one automotive parts and systems technology provider Delphi Automotive into two separate companies – Aptiv and Delphi Technologies – Dr Jeffrey Richards (pictured) has become global director of logistics and supply chain operations at Aptiv. Richards has been with Delphi for 27 years and ...

  • Denis Le Vot
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    Nissan appoints Sakamoto and Le Vot to strengthen management team

    2018-01-03T16:19:32Z

    Nissan Motor is kicking off the new year with couple of top executive changes in Japan and North America to strengthen its management structure. Hideyuki Sakamoto (pictured, left), who was executive vice-president of product engineering, has been appointed executive vice-president of manufacturing and supply chain management, effective from January 1 ...

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    Schröter takes over from Lohmann on Rhenus supervisory board

    2018-01-03T14:26:27Z

    Dr Marco Schröter has taken over as chairman of the supervisory board at German logistics provider Rhenus Group, replacing Reinhard Lohmann, who has stepped down from the board after reaching the age limit for board membership. Schröter has been a member of the board since the beginning of 2017 and ...

  • E-Hunter-Harrison
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    CSX head Hunter Harrison dies after illness

    2017-12-20T14:20:23Z

    E Hunter Harrison (pictured), president and CEO of North America railroad company CSX, has passed away at the age of 73, following “unexpectedly severe complications” from a recent illness, according to a statement from the company. Harrison was placed on medical leave on Thursday December 14th but died on the ...

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    BMW renews contract with Imperial Logistics International in Germany

    2017-12-20T11:19:34Z

    Imperial Logistics International has renewed its contract with BMW for inbound logistics services in Germany for another six years. The logistics and supply chain services provider moves vehicle bodies and engine parts from BMW’s central production locations to other factories for assembly, as well as to external warehouses. It is ...

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    Jack Cooper executive chair to run for Georgia lieutenant governor

    2017-12-13T15:49:18Z

    Sarah Riggs Amico (pictured, left), executive chair at trucking and logistics group, Jack Cooper Holdings, has announced her decision to run for lieutenant governor of the state of Georgia, USA, as a democrat. The position, also referred to as vice-governor, involves being the deputy or lieutenant to or ranking under ...