The Reed Boardall Group has appointed a new MD of transport as part of efforts to get the business back on track after an 80% profits plunge last year. The Yorkshire-based cold storage and transport firm has appointed former National Holidays director Graeme Richardson to head up the transport division. Richardson replaces Howard Gill, who left Reed Boardall in December last year to become managing director of Kinship Logistics, part of multi-temperature produce distributor SH Pratt Group. Richardson’s previous experience […]
Bibby Distribution has appointed Paul Kavanagh as its chief operating officer. Kavanagh was MD of Peel Ports Group’s Medway division. He has also held senior positions at NYK Logistics, Christian Salvesen and P&O Ferrymasters. Iain Speak, chief executive of Bibby, says: “With full responsibility for the company’s UK operations, Paul’s primary focus will be to build upon recent successes and facilitate business growth via existing and new customers.” Last month Bibby revealed it had won a contract with Morrisons to […]
Pall-Ex has recruited ex-operator Graham Murray to its board in the role of director of strategic development.
Steve Porter Transport Group has recruited Condor Logistics’ business development manager to oversee its strategic partnership with Meachers Global Logistics. Julian Pedler has joined the partnership in a role that is jointly funded by Steve Porter Transport and Meachers, with an eye to developing other off-shore markets such as the Channel Islands. The partnership itself was revealed in October, and sees the Isle of Wight haulier co-operating with Southampton’s Meachers on the delivery of inbound and outbound freight the island […]