Rental and leasing company Ryder has named Simon Ranner as UK operations director. The newly created position sees Ranner taking responsibility for Ryder’s UK network of 29 depots and the company’s engineering and Fleetcare operations. He will report directly to Ryder Europe MD David Hunt. Ranner (right) brings over 30 years of experience in commercial transport and logistics to the role. He has held senior roles in commercial transport and 3PL distribution for organisations including Theo Paphitis Retail Group, Unipart Logistics, […]
Doncaster-based BJS Storage and Distribution has inked a contract hire deal with Ryder for 50 new curtainside trailers.
Former TNT Express chairman and chief executive Marie-Christine Lombard has taken up the position of chief executive of Geodis. Having left the parcel firm last month, Lombard will take up the position vacated by former chief executive Jean-Louis Demeulenaere. She will oversee the firm’s transport and logistics division, Geodis Calberson. Jean-Louis Demeulenaere is leaving Geodis to “pursue new projects”, according to a company statement issued yesterday. The appointment comes as of a governance shake-up by the board of directors, which […]