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    BIFA appoints executive directors

    2017-02-22T10:58:29Z

    The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has approved the promotion of Robert Windsor (first left) and Spencer Stevenson to executive director positions. The association’s director general, Robert Keen said: “These are well deserved promotions. Both have been with the Secretariat for quite a while and have excelled in their fields ...

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    Ritchie Kim takes over as CEO of Glovis Europe

    2017-02-15T15:03:46Z

    Glovis Europe, the logistics division of Hyundai Glovis established in 2006, has appointed Soo Chul Kim (Ritchie) as its new CEO. He replaces Suk Yong Kim (Sean), who steps down from the role after seven years and is retiring from the company. Ritchie Kim (pictured) moves from his role as ...

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    DHL Supply Chain appoints automotive lead for North America

    2017-02-15T14:48:54Z

    Dennis Lutwen has taken over as president of automotive at DHL Supply Chain North America. Lutwen (pictured) moves from his role as vice-president operations for dedicated fleet in the region. Lutwen first joined DHL Supply Chain in North America in 2003 as finance director for the company’s chemical, energy and ...

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    Shawn Crouch heads general operations for Evolution Time Critical

    2017-02-01T14:59:00Z

    Emergency and time-sensitive logistics specialist Evolution Time Critical has announced the appointment of Shawn Crouch (pictured) to the newly created position of general operations manager. Crouch, who took up the role at the beginning of the year, is an automotive logistics expert with over 17 years’ supply chain and ...

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    Bronczek takes over at FedEx; Cunningham to lead FedEx Express

    2017-01-31T12:01:07Z

    David Bronczek (pictured) is to take over as president and chief operating officer (COO) of FedEx tomorrow (February 1st). He moves from his role as president and CEO of the FedEx Express division, a position he has held for 17 years, and will now be responsible for all of FedEx's ...

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    Armour replaces Toyota veteran Moore in Canada

    2017-01-27T17:15:31Z

    It has recently emerged that Lee Armour (pictured) has succeeded Ernie Moore as national manager of the vehicle logistics division at Toyota Canada. Moore, who has retired, joined Toyota Canada over 26 years ago. He held a variety of senior management and executive positions within the customer services and logistics ...

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    Port of Portland begins search for Wyatt’s replacement

    2017-01-16T17:22:26Z

    Port of Portland has begun searching for a new executive director after current incumbent Bill Wyatt (pictured) announced his imminent retirement. Port commissioner president, Jim Carter, said: “Our goal in this search is to ensure we select the best leader for the port moving forward and provide opportunities for our ...

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    Bill Villalon takes up role as president of APL Logistics

    2017-01-04T14:40:50Z

    Following the news that Bill Villalon (pictured) had taken on the role of acting president at global cargo transport and logistics provider, APL Logistics , the company confirmed this week that he will now permanently take up the role of president. The move follows the departure of Beat Simon, who ...

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    Gaskell named head of outbound logistics at Volvo Cars in China

    2016-12-20T10:37:03Z

    Jaime Gaskell, former general manager for marketing and sales at NYK Automotive Logistics in China, has joined Volvo Cars as head of outbound logistics in the country. The new role includes responsibility for imported and domestic cars, as well as the warehouse and inland distribution business. Gaskell started out as ...

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    DSV appoints team of divisional commercial officers

    2016-12-14T14:10:37Z

    Global logistics provider DSV has appointed two new divisional chief commercial officers (CCOs), meaning it has now filled the position in each of its divisions. Michael Hansen, CCO of DSV Air & Sea Holding, and Wilbert Tholhuijsen, CCO of DSV Road Holding, have joined Meinderdjan Botman, CCO of DSV Solutions ...

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    Marc Boonen joins syncreon as chief commercial officer

    2016-12-13T15:07:47Z

    US-based contract logistics specialist, syncreon, has appointed Marc Boonen (pictured) as its chief commercial officer. Boonen, who took up the newly created role last month, is responsible for the company’s business development and will lead a global sales team across its automotive and technology portfolio. Boonen moved to syncreon from ...

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    Robinson takes on logistics strategy for Mazda after Beyer’s exit

    2016-12-13T10:44:11Z

    MNAO's former manager of vehicle logistics, Michael Beyer, has now left the company Following a reorganisation of roles at Mazda North America Operations (MNAO) earlier this year, Michael Robinson has taken on a new role as logistics strategy manager. Robinson was previously logistics quality manager at the company. In ...

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    Schenker announces management board reorganisation

    2016-12-12T17:35:31Z

    Deutsche Bahn’s (DB) logistics subsidiary, Schenker, has announced a restructuring of its management board, including the consolidation of certain board divisions and the addition of a new one. From January, the company will combine its air and ocean freight and land transport board divisions into a new ‘Freight’ division. Ewald ...

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    New MD of warehousing and distribution at Broekman Logistics

    2016-12-12T16:29:02Z

    Willem Jan van Amersfoort (pictured) has been appointed managing director of warehousing and distribution at Broekman Logistics. After joining the Rotterdam-headquartered company earlier this year, van Amersfoort was already operationally responsible for all warehouse locations, but following the departure of Jacques Klein Kramer, he has now taken on commercial responsibility ...

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    Orbis hires Mathes as VP of manufacturing for plastics division

    2016-12-07T09:36:20Z

    US reusable packaging manufacturer Orbis has appointed Todd Mathes (pictured) as vice-president of manufacturing for its plastics operations.Mathes has over 25 years of manufacturing, marketing sales and new business experience. He joins from Berry Plastics Corp, where he most recently served as vice-president of manufacturing operations.Orbis president, Bill Ash, said: ...

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    Mosolf appoints Dr Kersten Ruoss as CFO

    2016-11-30T15:49:42Z

    Dr Kersten Ruoss (pictured) has joined German multimodal vehicle logistics provider, Mosolf Group, as its new chief financial officer (CFO). He replaces Friedbert Maul who is leaving the company this week after two years in the job. Dr Ruoss, who also joins the management board, has been with Mosolf since ...

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    Dyer takes on CEO role at DHL Supply Chain UK as Watts retires

    2016-11-30T13:43:09Z

    Paul Dyer (pictured) will take over from Perry Watts as CEO of DHL Supply Chain UK from the beginning of next year. Dyer moves to the new role in January from his current position at DHL Supply Chain as president of global automotive and managing director at UKI Automotive and ...

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    Craig Clayton moves to vice-president role for IT at MetroGistics

    2016-11-30T09:50:05Z

    Finished vehicle services provider MetroGistics has appointed Craig Clayton to the newly-created role of vice-president of information technology.Clayton moves from his role as director of IT at the company, which he has held for the past three years. He has more than 12 years of IT management experience, including periods ...

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    Villalon takes on acting president role at APL Logistics following Simon's departure

    2016-11-22T08:07:16Z

    William Villalon (left), who was senior vice president at APL Logistics, the global cargo transport and logistics provider, has taken on additional responsibilities as acting president at the company. The appointment follows the departure of Beat Simon who a spokesperson for the company said is leaving “to pursue new career ...

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    Krishnakumar joins GAC Shipping India

    2016-11-16T11:14:52Z

    The Indian division of logistics and marine services provider GAC Shipping has recently appointed C Krishnakumar (pictured) as the general manager of logistics services at its Chennai office. Krishnakumar moves there from Caravel Logistics and will be responsible for the growing demands for services in the automotive and pharmaceutical industries ...