Stuart Jackson has been appointed as business development director for northern Europe at Bridgestone. As part of his new role Jackson will work in support of all departments in the UK and Ireland, and will manage the delivery of a number of projects intended to transform the sales and profitability of the business. He will report to Bridgestone UK MD Robin Shaw. Jackson was MD at dutch tyre manufactuerer Apollo Vredestein UK. Shaw said: “Stuart has 25 years of sales, […]
Bridgestone has developed a free app giving the correct torque settings for a wide range of commercial vehicle wheel nuts.
Suttons Group has announced the appointment of Gilles Letard as head of commercial, Europe & Americas. Letard was formerly commercial director in the road tanker division at Norbert Dentressangle. Commenting on the new appointment, Suttons Group MD Andrew Palmer said: “Gilles brings a wealth of commercial experience to this key role. “He has a strong track record of putting into practice high levels of compliance and safety in the area of specialist services and will greatly assist our growth in […]
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) says it has invested more than £1m in a new shared-user site at Rugby, to serve as an NDC for Continental Tyre Group. The new 212,000ft² facility, located in Prologis Central Park just off J1 of the M6, will also store products from fellow ND customer Bridgestone UK, which currently occupies around 60% of the available capacity. ND has worked with Continental since 2006 and handles storage and distribution of tyres to retailers and fitters throughout the […]