UPS has appointed David Abney as CEO. He replaces Scott Davis, who will retire later this year. Currently chief operating officer, Abney will take up his new position on 1 September. He started his career at UPS in 1974 as a part-time package loader and has since held numerous positions with the firm, including president of UPS international. Davis will retire from his current role as chairman and CEO after seven years. He will remain as a non-executive chairman of […]
Although the heroics of Team GB at London 2012 already feel like a long time ago, UPS, which was named logistics and express delivery partner to the Games in January 2009, doesn’t officially wrap up its involvement until the end of this month. The winding down and effective closure of two warehouses, in Stevenage and the Port of Tilbury, will bring the curtain down on a supply chain that handled 30 million items, and dealt with everything from demanding broadcasters, […]
FedEx said it “remains confident” about its proposed takeover of TNT Express despite the European Commission launching what it termed an “in-depth investigation” into the planned acquisition.
Scania, Nestlé, UPS and Route Monkey have signed up to a new international partnership focused on tackling road freight emissions.