18) Alex Laffey Title: Chief executive officer, Eddie Stobart Logistics In April 2014 Stobart Group disposed of 51% of its 100% shareholding of the Stobart road transport business to Douglasbay Capital (Dbay) – the former owners of TDG – for £280.8m. At the time William Stobart was the chief executive, but a year after the deal he stepped up to the role of executive chairman, leaving some very high-profile and big boots to fill. Thankfully Alex Laffey, formerly UK distribution […]
Eddie Stobart’s automotive logistics business – formerly Autologic – has been sold to BCA Marketplace, an automotive support services company best known for consumer brand Webuyanycar.com. BCA Marketplace was bought earlier this year by an investment vehicle formed by Avril Palmer-Baunack- the former chairwoman of Stobart and chief executive of Autologic.
Hervé Montjotin has been named as the new chief executive officer at French logistics group Norbert Dentressangle, following the resignation of François Bertreau. In addition to his new role, Montjotin retains his previous responsibilities as head of the group’s transport division. Montjotin has worked for Norbert Dentressangle since 1995, when he joined as human resources director . He was appointed MD in charge of organisation and human resources in 2001, before becoming head of the transport division in 2005. Group […]
Gatwick-based logistics specialist DNA is gearing up for further expansion in 2021 following a 40% increase in palletised freight consignments since the Covid pandemic.