Kuehne + Nagel has appointed Marcus Bennett as national manager for the UK, replacing Yngve Ruud. Bennett, former national manager for Ireland, will take up his position on 1 November, while Ruud has become deputy regional manager for Western Europe. “Marcus Bennett brings a wealth of experience in solutions, customer,and people development to the UK,” said Ruud. “The UK is a highly significant market for Kuehne + Nagel and I am confident that Marcus’s firm and ongoing commitment in these […]
Kuehne + Nagel’s acquisition of international groupage specialist RH Freight in March last year caught many in the industry – including Motor Transport it has to be said – by surprise. But it was all part of the Swiss-owned global logistics business’ long term strategy, as Glenn Lindfield, KN’s senior vice president for contract logistics in North West Europe, tells Steve Hobson Unlike some other logistics firms who spend big money promoting their brands, family-owned Swiss logistics giant Kuehne + […]
Adverse weather conditions hit volumes in Kuehne + Nagel’s road and rail logistics division, which saw an 85% drop in first quarter EBITDA.