Abbey Logistics has hired former Suttons Group director Tony Kenny as its group operations director. Kenny joins the company from Axis Fleet Management, where he was an interim operations director. He worked as a director at Suttons Group between 2011 and 2013. At Abbey, Kenny will oversee operations across the operator’s three divisions – bulk powder and liquid logistics and warehousing services. Abbey Logistics chief executive Steve Granite said: “The importance of this role cannot be underestimated as we pride […]
Greg Lofts (pictured) has been appointed business development director at Suttons Tankers, joining from Wincanton’s defence business.
Abbey Logistics made it a double whammy at last night’s MT Awards, picking up Haulier of the Year and Business Excellence Awards – also joining an exclusive club of just three other firms who have won Haulier of the Year twice. Innovations included the development of a twin-cargo trailer, capable of carrying liquid and palletised goods, and encouraging young people into the industry via their MD’s Think Logistics initiative. The judges said: “This company has a clear vision and knows […]
The loss of customer Harvest Energy to Norbert Dentressangle in April 2014, after a competitive tender, has seen Suttons Group report £10.5m of discontinued activities in its UK road haulage business.