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    MetroGistics appoints Bob Brinson as VP of Finance


    MetroGistics, an automotive logistics service provider, has appointed Bob Brinson to the position of vice-president of finance. Brinson will manage accounting operations, human resources, and the company’s relationships with lenders, insurance companies, accounting firms, and law firms. He will also advise ownership and managing partners on financial matters. William Billiter, ...

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    Gefco appoints Martin Rantle as commercial director


    Gefco has appointed Martin Rantle as its new commercial director in the UK. Rantle moves from Palletline where he was executive director of sales and marketing for UK and Europe. Prior to that role, he spent 30 years at TNT, most recently as vice president of sales and marketing for ...

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    Scania appoints Henriksson president and CEO; Karlsson head of production and logistics


    Swedish truckmaker Scania has announced that Henrik Henriksson will take over as president and CEO from the beginning of January 2016. He succeeds Per Hallberg, who stepped into the role on an interim basis when Scania’s previous CEO Martin Lundstedt left the company in April to head Volvo Group. Hallberg ...

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    Peter Carlsson leaves Tesla for Elementum


    Peter Carlsson has left his role as chief purchasing officer (CPO) and head of supply chain at prestige electric vehicle maker, Tesla Motors, and moved to a new role on the advisory board at Elementum, the supply chain software provider. Carlsson was with Tesla for more than four years, having ...

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    DB Schenker makes top level appointments in Europe and India


    DB Schenker has detailed CEO appointments in Europe and India with Jürgen Wilder taking over as CEO of DB Schenker Rail this coming December and Oliver Bohm, recently appointed as CEO of Schenker India. Wilder joins the company from Siemens where he was most recently CEO of the company’s global ...

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    Dennis Manns takes up new role at Road & Rail Services


    [Updated 12 November] Dennis Manns (left) has taken up a new role as chief commercial officer at US rail shipping provider, Road & Rail Services, where he will be responsible for leading growth in the various segments of the company’s commercial business. “We couldn’t be happier to have Dennis ...

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    Surgere boosts expertise with latest appointments


    Packaging management and supply chain intelligence provider, Surgere, has grown its team with three new executive appointments. David Hampton moves to the company to oversee client solutions and strategy, where he will collaborate with Surgere’s clients on project deployment and look for ways to reduce supply chain obstacles to save ...

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    Andrew Austin returns to Priority Freight as group operations director


    Andrew Austin is returning to a senior role at time critical logistics provider, Priority Freight. Austin will take up the role of group operations director and joins the board of directors. He was previously CEO of Priority Freight between 2010 and 2013 before moving to Keswick Enterprises Group where he ...

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    Tim Doggett moves to general manager role for Rhenus Logistics UK


    Rhenus Logistics UK has appointed Tim Doggett as its new general manager, North West. Doggett will take responsibility for the freight forwarder’s sales and operations at its Trafford Park branch in Manchester and at its Liverpool branch in Frodsham, Cheshire. Doggett moves from his position as regional director with Europa ...

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    ACS appoints Werf to managing director role in Frankfurt


    Air Charter Service (ACS), which provides cargo charter services for expedited freight, has appointed Caroline Werf as managing director of its operation in Frankfurt. Werf moves from her role as cargo aircraft charter broker at the company. “Caroline has quickly built up a strong reputation in the industry, and now ...

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    WWL announces top executive changes


    There have been a number of top executive moves at Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics over the past few months. Mike Hynekamp (left) has been appointed as chief operating officer for Ocean, replacing Fridtjof Naess, who has moved to a role as senior advisor at the company. Hynekamp was most recently deputy ...

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    New CEO for DB Schenker Rail


    Jürgen Wilder is expected to take over as the new chief executive officer of DB Schenker Rail from December 1st 2015. The appointment has been approved by the DB Schenker Rail Supervisory Board.Before DB Schenker, Wilder worked at Siemens where he held the position of chief executive officer of the ...

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    Thomas Blank appointed as managing director, Europe, at Kerry Logistics


    Thomas Blank has been appointed as the managing director of Europe operations, at Kerry Logistics – a third party logistics, freight services, warehouse operations, and supply chain solutions company. He moves from the position of chief executive officer for the Central Europe area at freight forwarding, transportation, warehousing, and supply ...

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    Video interview with Antonio Fondevilla, Ceva Logistics


    At this year's Automotive Logistics Global conference in Detroit, Antonio Fondevilla, head of the global Automotive sector at Ceva Logistics, spoke with Christopher Ludwig, editor, Automotive Logistics Group, about the company's 2016 outlook, growth, and technology.

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    Oliver Blume named as new Porsche chairman


    Dr Oliver Blume (pictured) is moving from his position as the executive in charge of Porsche’s production and logistics, to CEO of Porsche. Dr Blume had been in his logistics role for just over two years, and during that time he oversaw the expansion of the OEM’s Leipzig plant to ...

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    Video interview with Brad Jacobs, Chairman and CEO, XPO Logistics


    At this year's Automotive Logistics Global conference in Detroit, Brad Jacobs, chairman and CEO, XPO Logistics spoke with Christopher Ludwig, editor, Automotive Logistics Group, about growth in the US, technology, and upcoming challenges and opportunities.

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    Schenker announces management board moves


    Deutsche Bahn subsidiary Schenker has announced new management board moves with the appointment of Jochen Thewes (pictured top) as chairman and Markus Sontheimer (pictured bottom) moving into the company in the role of chief information officer (CIO). Within DB, Schenker is the division responsible for land, sea, and air transport ...

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    Kaufmann adds North Asia CEO role at DHL Global Forwarding


    Freight services provider, DHL Global Forwarding, has appointed Charles Kaufmann as CEO for North Asia. Kaufmann (pictured) was most recently senior vice president, operations and value added services for Asia Pacific and he will continue to head this part of the business alongside his duties as CEO. The new position ...

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    Ed Wilson moves to port operations role at VW of America


    Ed Wilson has moved from his position as general manager of vehicle logistics for VW Group of America (VWoA) to take up a new role as manager of port operations at the port of Jacksonville (Jaxport) for the carmaker. Wilson’s latest role is something of a return to the port ...

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    Burke replaces Goldsmith as head of BMW’s VDCs in US


    Jim Goldsmith (pictured) has moved from his role as head of vehicle processing and distribution centres (VDCs) at BMW North America to become head of US warranty. He has been replaced by Bryan Burke who was VDC manager of operations in New Jersey. Goldsmith has more than 30 years experience ...