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  • JLR connected car
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    WWL announces top executive changes

    2015-10-26T11:59:43Z

    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 ...

  • Alison Jackman DB Schenker logistics
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    New CEO for DB Schenker Rail

    2015-10-13T17:23:07Z

    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 ...

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

    2015-10-13T12:38:41Z

    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 ...

  • Antonio Fondevilla and Chris
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    Video interview with Antonio Fondevilla, Ceva Logistics

    2015-10-05T12:30:55Z

    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.

  • OliverBlume_Porsche
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    Oliver Blume named as new Porsche chairman

    2015-10-02T15:15:52Z

    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 ...

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

    2015-10-01T17:40:30Z

    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.

  • Jochen Thewes
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    Schenker announces management board moves

    2015-09-14T12:44:17Z

    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 ...

  • CharlesKaufmann_DHL
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    Kaufmann adds North Asia CEO role at DHL Global Forwarding

    2015-09-14T11:59:26Z

    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 ...

  • Ed_Wilson
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    Ed Wilson moves to port operations role at VW of America

    2015-09-10T10:36:35Z

    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

    2015-09-09T16:22:47Z

    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 ...

  • Troy-Cooper6_XPO_Europe
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    Cooper replaces Montjotin as head of XPO Logistics Europe

    2015-09-09T12:10:18Z

    Following XPO Logistics takeover of Norbert Dentressangle in June this year, it has been announced that the latter’s CEO, Hervé Montjotin, has left the company. Montjotin has been replaced by Troy Cooper (pictured), who becomes CEO and chairman of the subsidiary, now called XPO Logistics Europe. Cooper is COO of ...

  • Colin Howard_PRINT
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    Colin Howard moves from Goodpack to Ewals Cargo Care

    2015-09-08T16:43:54Z

    European logistics service provider Ewals Cargo Care is expanding its activities in the automotive industry and has employed Colin Howard to develop and support its European growth plan. He moves over from his role as sales director, automotive for Goodpack, the intermediate bulk container provider. Howard has more than 20 ...

  • Belanger, Ford
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    Ford’s Grant Belanger to retire; Todd Bryant will head global logistics

    2015-09-02T15:02:40Z

    Ford will soon have a new executive director of global material planning and logistics (MP&L), and parts supply and logistics (PS&L) in North America as Grant Belanger (left) retires after 30 years with the company. Sources at Ford have told Automotive Logistics that he will be replaced by Todd ...

  • Horst Mosolf
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    Industry mourns passing of Horst Mosolf, founder of the Mosolf Group

    2015-08-26T12:59:36Z

    Horst Mosolf, the founder of automotive logistics specialist, Mosolf Group, has sadly died, aged 87. The founder remained in his position as the senior manager of the Mosolf Group until his last day. Dr Jörg Mosolf, managing partner and chief executive manager of the Mosolf Group said, “My father was ...

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    Kaaks replaces McDougal as CFO at Ceva Logistics

    2015-08-25T16:12:05Z

    Ceva Logistics’ chief financial officer (CFO), Rubin McDougal, is retiring from the company and will spend the next few months handing over responsibility to his replacement, Arjan Kaaks (pictured). McDougal was CFO at Ceva for more than six years, a role he moved to from CNH, the agricultural and construction ...

  • Toyota Executive portraits-Brian Mason
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    Brian Mason moves from Toyota to Pasha Automotive Services

    2015-08-19T10:49:59Z

    Brian Mason has retired from Toyota Motor Sales, where he worked for outbound logistics arm Toyota Logistics Services (TLS), and has taken up a position this month as vice-president of planning, analysis and development at Pasha Automotive Services, which provides vehicle logistics services throughout North America. Mason spent 31 years ...

  • DSV - Marc Coleman
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    Marc Coleman joins DSV as automotive sector development manager

    2015-08-18T15:49:38Z

    DSV, the Danish transport company offering road, air, sea and logistics transport services, has appointed Marc Coleman to support its activities in the automotive industry. Coleman’s role, based in the UK, will build on the brand’s global heritage in the sector. DSV hopes his position will help to re-introduce the ...

  • Udo Lange FedEx Trade Network
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    Udo Lange joins FedEx Trade Networks

    2015-08-18T15:48:03Z

    Dr Udo Lange is joining FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding and customs brokerage arm of the global shipping company, as executive vice president and chief operating officer.Lange will be responsible for overseeing all global air and ocean freight forwarding, and customs brokerage operations for the division.“I am excited to ...

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    Tony Dent takes up new automotive role at port of Bristol

    2015-08-18T13:53:56Z

    The Bristol Port Company in the UK has appointed Tony Dent to the newly created role of director - automotive trade. Dent moves from his role at the company as car trade manager. He has been overseeing car operations there for 12 years and prior to that worked in forest ...

  • TedBoudalis
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    Ted Boudalis moves from Mercedes to WWL VSA

    2015-08-05T15:00:46Z

    Ted Boudalis has taken up a new role as senior general manager of strategy and operations at WWL Vehicle Services America (WWL VSA), the US-based division of Norwegian provider Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics. Boudalis was, until the beginning of August, manager of strategic VPC operations at Mercedes-Benz USA, a role he ...