XPO Logistics has appointed Patrick Oestreich as senior vice president of the firm’s European strategic sales team. Oestreich has joined XPO Logistics after 11 years with DB Schenker, where his most recent role was senior vice president of road brokerage. In his new role at XPO, Oestreich takes responsibility for relationships with large multinational customers. He reports to XPO Logistics Europe CEO Malcolm Wilson. Read more House of Fraser stand-off set to cost 300 jobs at XPO Logistics Road transport […]
Ian Chisholm has been appointed as MD of the Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) after 14 years with the society.
Norbert Dentressangle is to be acquired by US 3PL XPO Logistics for €3.24bn (£2.3bn) – in a deal that values ND at €2.17bn and incorporates €1.08bn of net debt – creating what both parties claim to be one of the top 10 logistics firms in the world.
MT has teamed up with Logistics Job Shop to launch an improved recruitment service for the UK distribution industry. Founder David Coombes said: “Logistics Job Shop has a clear understanding of its customers, providing a targeted arena for employers and jobseekers. “While traffic and job applications may be lower than generalist jobs sites, the relevance and quality of candidates and positions are stronger, focusing on quality not volume. You won’t be inundated with irrelevant applications or job postings. As an […]