Yusen Logistics UK MD Kevin Appleton has stepped aside after four years in the role, making room for his deputy Andy Fitt to fill his shoes. Appleton will remain with the business as its chairman, in a newly created and less time consuming role in which he will focus on the development of senior staff members to assist with the transition. New MD Andy Fitt has been with the operator for three years and has previously worked for CEVA Logistics, […]
Yusen Logistics UK has upgraded its fleet in a move aimed at reducing emissions, improving driver safety and boosting customer service levels.
Yusen Logistics has begun trading out of its specialist automotive centre in Tamworth, building on volumes out of its operation at Burnaston, near Derby. The 81,000ft² site, adjacent to the M42, offers decanting, crossdocking, stockholding and sequencing operations from first and second tier automotive parts manufacturers serving Yusen’s major car manufacturing clients. Yusen regional general manager Ian Holland says: “We are offering our customers a facility at which stock can be held locally to the manufacturing plant, enabling the automotive […]
Yusen Logistics (UK) has been fined £11,000 after an agency worker fell from a loading ramp at the firm’s site on the Isle of Grain in Kent.