Kuehne + Nagel is to open a 195,000 ft² warehouse near Castle Donington in the East Midlands. The company has signed a 15-year lease on the facility, which is being constructed on 17.6 acres at Segro Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway, and is due to open in March 2019. Three existing facilities, including one at Minworth, will be merged into the new operation which will serve Kuehne + Nagel’s overland business. Jim Hedderwick, overland director for Kuehne + Nagel UK […]
Kuehne + Nagel group chief executive Reinhard Lange is to step down in May. The news came as the firm reported a dip in European EBITDA and turnover due to intense margin pressure.
Great Bear Distribution has appointed former Kuehne + Nagel senior vice-president for contract logistics, Glenn Lindfield, as chief executive. Lindfield, who will step down from his role as senior vice president for contract logistics for K+N North West Europe, will take on his new position from 1 February. He will take over management responsibility from the Chester-based 3PL’s founders, David Williams and Colin McDavid, who will continue to be involved in business strategy. Lindfield said: “I am delighted to have […]
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has praised Skills for Logistic’s (SfL) “innovative” new initiative to recruit armed forces personnel into the road transport sector. Speaking at the official launch of the Military Transitions to Logistics programme at London’s Imperial War Museum earlier this month, the minister added: “I’m delighted to be a part of it and wish it a huge success.” Hammond urged others within road transport to get involved with an initiative that hopes to entice 1,000 ex-services personnel into […]