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    Changes in supply chain leadership at Daimler India

    2017-05-03T09:22:52Z

    Daimler’s commercial vehicle division in India, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), has announced a number of senior level executive changes including the appointment of a new vice-president of supply chain management and logistics. Ralf Mungenast (pictured), previously head of supply chain planning at Mercedes-Benz Cars, headquartered in Germany, has taken ...

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    Cordero leaves FMC to lead the Port of Long Beach

    2017-04-19T23:33:02Z

    Mario Cordero (pictured, right) has been appointed as executive director of the Port of Long Beach in California, the second busiest container port in the US. He is leaving his role as a Federal Maritime Commission member having served as chairman for almost six years until January, when US president ...

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    Top moves at Nissan’s logistics business in the US

    2017-04-19T23:23:44Z

    [Updated April 27] There has been an executive shift around at Nissan Motor in the US, following Scott Mize’s move to become senior general manager at Nissan Trading Corporation USA.Mize (pictured) was senior manager of purchasing, transportation and logistics at the carmaker, a role he held for almost two years, ...

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    McLaren Automotive appoints Ludmann as new COO

    2017-04-18T19:00:01Z

    Jens Ludmann (pictured) has been named as McLaren Automotive’s first chief operating officer since Mike Flewitt, the supercar maker’s current CEO, was promoted from the position almost three years ago.Ludmann was most recently executive vice-president at FEV, the powertrain and vehicle engineering company, where he was responsible for the company’s ...

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    Durant appointed senior VP for aftersales at VW America

    2017-04-04T22:53:36Z

    David Durant (pictured) has been appointed as senior vice-president for aftersales at Volkswagen America. He will report to Hinrich Woebcken, who was appointed head of the North America region in April last year. The 50-year old Durant will oversee all Volkswagen brand aftersales activities, which include developing and implementing strategies ...

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    Changes at the top for Renault-Nissan Alliance supply chain

    2017-03-31T22:24:25Z

    Frans Kroon (pictured) has been promoted to deputy alliance global director of strategy and planning for global alliance supply chain management at Renault Nissan, moving from his position as vice-president of Alliance Logistics Europe. Marc Dardanelli has succeeded Kroon in the logistics function. Kroon’s position is a renewed role across ...

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    Gefco appoints Tony Gunn as head of freight forwarding

    2017-03-31T22:19:16Z

    Tony Gunn has been recruited as executive vice-president of Gefco’s freight forwarding division. He moves from his previous role at XPO Logistics as managing director of Europe and brings 25 years of experience in the logistics sector. Gefco said his role would be to strengthen profitable growth in the company’s ...

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    Yusen Logistics launches TSG and renames warehouse division

    2017-03-31T21:43:26Z

    Third-party logistics provider Yusen Logistics (Americas) has set up a group to provide customised cross-border and associated consolidation as well as transport services between the US and Mexico.According to the company, the Transportation Solutions Group (TSG) will focus on three areas. The first is the provision of “specialised and niche” ...

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    Steimler replaces Nakai as head of NYK Group Europe

    2017-03-29T17:23:03Z

    Global transport and logistics provider, NYK Group, has appointed Svein Steimler (pictured) as president and CEO of its European business. He succeeds Takuji Nakai, who is returning to NYK in Tokyo as a corporate officer on the board and taking on the role of an adviser for the container division ...

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    Ludo Gielen moves to new strategic role at Schoeller Allibert

    2017-03-28T16:02:41Z

    Returnable packaging provider, Schoeller Allibert, has appointed Ludo Gielen (pictured) to the newly created role of chief strategic growth officer. Gielen has been chief marketing and innovation officer at the company since 2013. Schoeller Allibert said it was facing a period of strong growth and Gielen’s appointment was designed to ...

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    Port of Portland hires O’Hollaren to help grow automotive business

    2017-03-21T17:14:34Z

    Ken O’Hollaren (pictured) has been hired as marine marketing director at the Port of Portland. He has more than 25 years of experience and was previously executive director at the ports of Longview and Port Angeles. Keith Leavitt, the Port of Portland’s chief commercial officer, said: “We are excited to ...

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    Gupta chosen to lead new Renault-Nissan Alliance LCV unit

    2017-03-15T15:59:44Z

    The Renault-Nissan Alliance has created a business unit focused on light commercial vehicles (LCVs) as it looks to grow sales in the segment. Ashwani Gupta, vice-president of Renault’s LCV division since 2014, will lead the new unit. Mitsubishi, which became part of the Alliance following Nissan’s 34% share purchase last ...

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    CSX names new CEO as part of move to ‘reconstitute’ its board

    2017-03-15T14:00:46Z

    North American rail provider CSX has named veteran railroad executive E. Hunter Harrison as its new CEO. Harrison replaces Michael Ward, who recently announced his decision to retire as chairman and CEO at the end of May but will continue to serve as a consultant.Harrison, whose experience includes stints at ...

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    Priority Freight awarded for employing military personnel

    2017-03-08T15:13:26Z

    UK-based logistics firm Priority Freight has been recognised by the country’s Ministery of Defence with a bronze award in the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) for its employment of ex-defence and military personnel. The ERS recognises commitment and support from UK employers for defence personnel. Priority Freight, which ...

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    Ghosn relinquishes Nissan CEO role, replaced by Saikawa

    2017-02-23T16:58:50Z

    After 16 years as CEO of Nissan, Carlos Ghosn will be replaced by Hiroto Saikawa (pictured) on April 1st this year. Ghosn will remain as chair of the Nissan board, and continue as CEO and chairman of Renault Group, as well as the Alliance entity, which includes the two companies ...

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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 ...