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 […]
Brewer Molson Coors has renewed its primary distribution and DC management contract with DHL Tradeteam, extending their relationship to mid-2015.
The dispute between DHL Supply Chain and union Unite, which was set to disrupt fuel deliveries to Morrisons forecourts across London, the South East and East Anglia, has been resolved.
John Harvey recalls Tibbett & Britten’s (T&B) time in the car industry as a “great adventure”; he does not regret moving into the sector, but wishes T&B had exited sooner as he tells Justin Stanton. Ultimately, the Ford contract forced Harvey to announce T&B’s first profit warning just two days after announcing the annual results in 1995, where the outlook had been bright. “The analysts asked: ‘how deep’s the hole?’ and I said: ‘I have no idea.’ That spooked everybody. Again […]