Tuffnells Parcel Express has appointed Chris Ward as MD, effective 29 June. Ward joins the company from the role of chief operating officer (business transformation) at B&Q, where he was responsible for operations across the retailer’s supply chain, logistics, IT and property sectors. The group’s chief executive Lloyd Dunn will step down on on 1 September, but will remain at the company as chairman until 31 December supporting Ward and the management team of the enlarged group. The changes come […]
Tuffnells Parcels Express has been acquired by newspaper and magazine distributor Connect Group for £113.4m.
Tuffnells has promised to interview any of the 450 Marks & Spencer staff that face losing their jobs when the retailer’s Hardwick DC closes in September.
Three of Tuffnells’ former directors have returned to the company, following its management buy-out from the Connect Group in May this year.