TNT Express has appointed Tex Gunning as chief executive after former boss Marie-Christine Lombard resigned in September. Subject to shareholder approval, Gunning will take up the position from 1 June. Interim chief executive Bernard Bot will return to his former role as chief financial officer (CFO) and current interim CFO Jeroen Seyger will take up a senior financial position. Gunning, a member of the firm’s supervisory board, also sits on the management board and executive committee at paint supplier AkzoNobel. […]
DPD is to increase its nationwide capacity by opening 15 new or upgraded depots by the end of next year, including three that will be double the size of its regular sites.
DHL Express is to increase its prices to UK clients by an average of 4.9% next year as it looks to offset rising costs. The company said that the rate rise – which will hit customers throughout the world was due to external costs that are out of its direct control and cannot be compensated through productivity improvements or economies of scale. DHL cites research by AT Kearney from November 2011 which states that volumes for the European courier, express, […]
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 […]