Kuehne + Nagel has appointed Pamela Doyle as national manager for Ireland as predecessor Marcus Bennett took up his role as national manager for the UK. Both began their new roles on 1 November, after former UK national manager Yngve Ruud was promoted to deputy regional manager, Western Europe. “Pamela Doyle has great energy and experience in the areas of customer and people development as well as a strong operational background. Under her leadership I am confident that Kuehne + […]
Hermes Parcelnet pays its suppliers more quickly than any other company in the Motor Transport Top 100 top 10, an MT analysis has found.
Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) is to invest £5m in multi-temperature distribution centres and a fleet of 60 vehicles for a long term new food service customer, Spirit Pub Company. K+N sees food service as a significant growth market, already representing £50m of its UK contract logistics business, much of it with Whitbread, where volumes have grown 50% to 31m cases a year since 2008. Spirit demerged in September 2011 from Punch Taverns, and is one of the UK’s leading pub […]
Kuehne + Nagel and DHL Tradeteam are working with Costa owner and customer Whitbread on an initiative to standardise product information, removing cost and complexity from the supply chain. The project is running in parallel with the Premier Inn-owner’s involvement with the Food Service Directors’ Group (FSDG’s), which also includes Brakes, Mitchells & Butlers, Unilever and Compass in membership. At a launch event last week for FSDG’s report, The Food Service Information Challenge, the authors claimed standardising product labelling could […]