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 […]
Ceva Logistics has opened its third global centre of excellence, at its UK head office in Ashby-de-la-Zouch. This European centre joins others in Florida and Singapore and is designed to demonstrate and develop Ceva’s end to end supply chain services for potential and existing customers.
19) Guy Buswell, CEO, UK Mail Group UK Mail is continuing to reap the benefits of the growing e-commerce sector, last month posting a 25% year-on-year increase in daily parcel volumes. At the head of this parcel delivering machine is Guy Buswell, who has helped transform it from a predominantly business mail carrier to its current position as a major player in B2C parcel deliveries.
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 […]