Ian Veitch, currently MD of Yusen Logistics UK, is to head up its entire operations across Europe from April. Veitch, who has been with the business since 1994, will become MD of Yusen Logistics (Europe) and the first non-Japanese executive officer at Yusen worldwide. He will move to Yusen’s European HQ in Amsterdam next month. He began his career at the company 20 years ago as MD of its UK subsidiary UCI Logistics, He became chief executive of NYK’s merged […]
Yusen Logistics UK MD Kevin Appleton has stepped aside after four years in the role, making room for his deputy Andy Fitt to fill his shoes.
12) Margrethe Vestager Title: European commissioner for competition Formerly the Deputy Prime-Minister of Denmark Vestager makes this list because she has one decision in her hands that could reshape the road transport industry, namely approving FedEx’s acquisition of TNT.
Frank Zapper once commented that the world might not end in fire or ice, but in paperwork. For much of the international logistics sector, January felt exactly like slow death by paperwork, with customs clearances piling up in their software systems, and the freight piling up in the warehouses.