20) Michael O’Donoghue Title: executive vice president for the UK, Ireland and Nordics, Ceva Logistics After a painful and damaging refinancing and restructuring that saw several major customers move work away, Ceva Logistics is now back on the up. O’Donoghue is leading the firm’s resurgence in the UK and talks bullishly of a new entrepreneurial spirit that should see the company experience strong growth in 2016. One of the few contract logistics experts that can also offer global end-to-end supply […]
MT has teamed up with Logistics Job Shop to launch an improved recruitment service for the UK distribution industry. Founder David Coombes said: “Logistics Job Shop has a clear understanding of its customers, providing a targeted arena for employers and jobseekers. “While traffic and job applications may be lower than generalist jobs sites, the relevance and quality of candidates and positions are stronger, focusing on quality not volume. You won’t be inundated with irrelevant applications or job postings. As an […]
They told us it would happen: in April 2012, advisory firm KPMG predicted a flurry of mergers and acquisitions in the logistics and distribution sector during the year… and that’s exactly what we got. Top of the pile in terms of the most noteworthy was undoubtedly the UPS/TNT Express merger announced in March and set to create a £37bn turnover logistics giant. The takeover was described at the time by TNT Express chief executive Marie-Christine Lombard as a move that […]
Highways England, the body replacing the Highways Agency from 1 April, said it needs to strengthen its relationship with the logistics sector.