Great Bear Distribution has said a large new DC it is to set up at Markham Vale, Chesterfield, will create a “significant” number of new jobs. The 479,000ft² site, located just off junction 29A of the M1 between Sheffield and Nottingham, should be completed in spring next year and is “exactly what we’ve been looking for”, a company spokesman said. All the jobs at the site will be new ones with no transfers from other sites involved, he added. “No […]
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Great Bear Distribution has appointed former Kuehne + Nagel senior vice-president for contract logistics, Glenn Lindfield, as chief executive. Lindfield, who will step down from his role as senior vice president for contract logistics for K+N North West Europe, will take on his new position from 1 February. He will take over management responsibility from the Chester-based 3PL’s founders, David Williams and Colin McDavid, who will continue to be involved in business strategy. Lindfield said: “I am delighted to have […]