Supermarket chain Tesco has appointed former Exel Logistics chief John Allan as its new chairman. Allan will replace Richard Broadbent following his decision to step down from the post on 1 March. Allan was CEO of Ocean Group in the 1990s and then of Exel when Ocean merged with NFC in 2000. He later joined the board of Deutsche Post when it acquired Exel and subsequently managed its new logistics division. Allan said he was “very pleased to be taking […]
DHL has launched a smartphone app for drivers and subcontractors which sends real time data and PoD information back to base.
Stuart Jackson has been appointed as business development director for northern Europe at Bridgestone.
DHL Supply Chain has signed a ‘joint business development plan’ agreement with Unilever, as part of the latter’s strategy to work more closely with key suppliers. Both companies have pledged to carry out a number of collaborative initiatives, including: increasing speed to market and efficiency; cost reduction and sustainable practices; and seeking ways to slash CO² and reduce logistics operation waste. Pier Luigi Sigismondi, chief supply chain officer, Unilever, says: “It is essential that we work closely together with our […]