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  • Christian_Moertl

    Christian Mörtl takes up lead role at time:matters


    Christian Mörtl (pictured) is taking up the role of managing director of operations and finance at time:matters, the freight expeditor subsidiary of Germany’s Lufthansa Cargo. Mörtl moves from his previous role as head of aircraft handling at the parent company and succeeds Armin Hamm, who left time:matters at the end ...

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    Gefco appoints managers for PSA contract and East Asia area


    Gefco has announced that Anne Lambusson (pictured) will be appointed to the position of PSA contract executive vice-president. She will replace Paul-Henri Fréret, who will take over the ASOR area management (East Asia) as executive vice-president. Lambusson has experience in both the automotive and rail sectors. In 1988, her automotive ...

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    Ford announces senior leadership changes


    Ford is making some top-level executive changes at its divisions in Europe and South America as a result of the imminent retirement of Barb Samardzich (pictured), vice-president and chief operating officer at Ford of Europe. Samardzich is retiring at the beginning of October after more than 26 years with the ...

  • Bill Kerrigan - SSA Marine

    Video interview with Bill Kerrigan, vice-president, logistics, SSA Marine


    At this year's Finished Vehicle Logistics conference in Newport Beach, California, Bill Kerrigan, vice-president of logistics at SSA Marine Auto, talks to Rachael Hogg, assistant editor, Automotive Logistics, about trade with Mexico, the growth of short-sea shipping, and new business.

  • Dennis Manns - Road and Rail

    Video interview with Dennis Manns, chief commercial officer, Road and Rail Services


    At this year's Finished Vehicle Logistics conference in Newport Beach, California, Dennis Manns, chief commercial officer at Road and Rail Services, talks to Rachael Hogg, assistant editor, Automotive Logistics, about making the move from OEM to logistics service provider.

  • Sarah Amico - Jack Cooper

    Video interview with Sarah Amico, executive chairman, Jack Cooper Holdings


    At this year's Finished Vehicle Logistics conference in Newport Beach, California, Sarah Amico, executive chairman at Jack Cooper Holdings, talks to Rachael Hogg, assistant editor at Automotive Logistics, about investment, technology, and good times for growth.

  • Achim Glass - Kuehne and Nagel

    Video interview with Achim Glass, head, global automotive vertical, Kuehne + Nagel


    At this year's Automotive Logistics China conference , Achim Glass, head of the global automotive vertical at Kuehne + Nagel, talks to Rachael Hogg, assistant editor, Automotive Logistics, about the company's plans for expansion, and whether or not the slowdown in China's economy has affected business.

  • Zsolt Vecsera

    Vecsera replaces Balayn as MD of Gefco UK


    Zsolt Vecsera (pictured) has taken over as managing director of Gefco UK. He replaces Tristan Balayn, who has moved to a new role at the transport and logistics company as director of international development for the EuroMed zone. Vecsera has moved to the UK from his role as managing director ...

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    Simpson takes over Nissan SCM role in Europe as Holtz moves to production position in US


    Heath Holtz is taking up a new role at Nissan's Smyrna plant as deputy managing director Nissan has appointed Michael Simpson as it vice-president of supply chain management for Europe replacing Heath Holtz, who has moved to a new role at Nissan North America as deputy managing director at ...

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    Vandermeiren to take over as head of Antwerp Port Authority


    Jacques Vandermeiren (pictured, left) will take over as CEO of Antwerp Port Authority from the beginning of January. He succeeds Eddy Bruyninckx (pictured, right) who is retiring at the end of 2016 after serving 25 years in the role. Vandermeiren will start in November this year as CEO designate and ...

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    Karl Martin Lukas takes up new role at Cosma Europe


    Cosma International, the division of parts supplier and contract manufacturer Magna that supplies body, chassis and engineering components, has appointed Karl Martin Lukas (pictured) to a newly created role as manager of logistics for Cosma Europe. The role marks a return to Magna for Lukas. He was previously head of ...

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    Oscar de Bok takes up CEO role at DHL Supply Chain


    DHL Supply Chain has appointed Oscar de Bok (pictured) as its new CEO for mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa. He moves from his previous role as CEO of Asia Pacific at DHL Supply Chain and replaces Paul Graham, who has left the company for personal reasons. With the company ...

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    Maersk Group appoints Søren Skou as CEO


    Søren Skou (pictured) has been appointed CEO of AP Møller-Maersk, replacing Nils Andersen, who is leaving Maersk Group. The changes will take place on July 1st. Skou takes on the new role in addition to his existing position as CEO of Maersk Line, a job he took up in 2012. ...

  • D_Trefzger

    Kuehne + Nagel reorganises Europe business


    Logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel is dividing the organisation of its business in Europe into two separate regional units from October this year: Western Europe and Central/Eastern Europe. Detlef Trefzger, the company’s CEO (left), said in a statement that the move would enable the company to manage its business in ...

  • Michael Schwemmle

    Inform turns talent focus on the Americas


    Supply chain software provider, Inform, is turning the talents of two of its most recent recruits on services for the industry in North and South America. Michael Schwemmle (pictured top) joined Inform last year as director of business development in the Manufacturing Logistics division looking at Europe. Since May he ...

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    Yngve Ruud to head air freight logistics unit at Kuehne + Nagel


    Kuehne + Nagel International has appointed Yngve Ruud (pictured) as board member with responsibility for global air freight, leading the Airfreight Logistics division. He replaces Tim Scharwth, who is to leave the company in the next year. Ruud moves to his new position from the role he took up in ...

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    Franz Dederichs to head logistics and supply chain at Ford Europe


    Franz Dederichs has been appointed Ford of Europe’s new manager of material logistics and supply chain, following the recent departure of Dr Hans-Bert Bong after 26 years to set up his own consultancy. Dederichs, previously Ford’s production and material planning manager, has considerable operational and strategic expertise, with substantial ...

  • DeanHulse

    BCA appoints Dean Hulse to lead logistics operation


    Hot on the heels of the announcement that Konrad Zwirner had joined UK-based finished vehicle logistics provider BCA , the company has now revealed the appointment of Dean Hulse (pictured) as managing director of BCA Logistics. Hulse has over 15 years’ experience and has held senior roles with TNT and ...

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    Kerry Logistics chooses Hegwein for Benelux role


    Kerry Logistics has appointed Daniel Hegwein (pictured) as managing director for Belgium and the Netherlands. He replaces John Warmenhoven and will be based at the company’s site at Brussels Airport, in Zavantem. Hegwein will oversee air and ocean freight logistics, as well as warehousing services and fiscal representation. He will ...

  • Konrad_Zwirner

    Konrad Zwirner moves to BCA; Steininger takes over at Hödlmayr


    Konrad Zwirner (pictured) has left his job as senior vice-president of international sales and business development at European finished vehicle logistics provider, Hödlmayr International. From the beginning of June he takes up a new role at BCA, the vehicle remarketing services provider, as European strategic development director. Zwirner joined Hödlmayr ...