Former TNT UK and Ireland managing director Alistair Cochrane is to join Parcelforce Worldwide as operations director on 25 April. Cochrane left TNT in 2014 and served as interim project director at support services company Amey. He was with TNT for almost three decades in a variety of roles, serving as MD for four years before being replaced by Marianne Culver. Gary Simpson, MD at Parcelforce Worldwide, said: “Alistair brings with him a great deal of experience from other high-profile roles […]
TNT UK has appointed ex-City Link finance director Robert Peto to its board. He replaces John Downing, the company’s financial director.
The ongoing threat of strike action at Royal Mail has encouraged many of its customers to switch to rival carriers, while growth in new contracts has slowed, the firm admitted in its half year results.