Kuehne + Nagel has appointed Pamela Doyle as national manager for Ireland as predecessor Marcus Bennett took up his role as national manager for the UK. Both began their new roles on 1 November, after former UK national manager Yngve Ruud was promoted to deputy regional manager, Western Europe. “Pamela Doyle has great energy and experience in the areas of customer and people development as well as a strong operational background. Under her leadership I am confident that Kuehne + […]
Kuehne + Nagel says it is back on track after a weak start to the first six months of trading this financial year. Citing muted consumption and increased market volatility throughout the world, the Swiss logistics giant saw turnover increase just 2.8% to CHF10bn (£6.5bn) for the six months ending 30 June (2011: CHF9.78bn). Globally, EBITDA was down from CHF502m in the same period a year ago, to CHF389m. Its road and rail division reports that its groupage, full and […]
Kuehne + Nagel’s acquisition of international groupage specialist RH Freight in March last year caught many in the industry – including Motor Transport it has to be said – by surprise. But it was all part of the Swiss-owned global logistics business’ long term strategy, as Glenn Lindfield, KN’s senior vice president for contract logistics in North West Europe, tells Steve Hobson Unlike some other logistics firms who spend big money promoting their brands, family-owned Swiss logistics giant Kuehne + […]
Waitrose plans to transfer operations covered by a Kuehne + Nagel operated regional DC to its first national distribution centre (NDC).