Yusen Logistics has begun trading out of its specialist automotive centre in Tamworth, building on volumes out of its operation at Burnaston, near Derby. The 81,000ft² site, adjacent to the M42, offers decanting, crossdocking, stockholding and sequencing operations from first and second tier automotive parts manufacturers serving Yusen’s major car manufacturing clients. Yusen regional general manager Ian Holland says: “We are offering our customers a facility at which stock can be held locally to the manufacturing plant, enabling the automotive […]
Yusen Logistics will now handle all products destined for the UK from pharmaceutical manufacturer Glenmark as part of a major contract win.
BCA Marketplace, which owns WeBuyAnyCar.com, paid £16m in cash for Eddie Stobart’s automotive logistics business when it purchased it earlier this year.
Kevin Appleton became UK managing director at Yusen Logistics back in April 2014 replacing Ian Veitch, who moved to become the first non-Japanese national to head up Yusen’s entire operations across Europe. Appleton’s credentials are rock solid too. He has spent the bulk of his career in or around logistics but has a wealth of experience from across the business world and isn’t shy in putting forward an opinion. Now he has had nearly a year to get his feet […]