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 […]
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XPO Logistics arrived in the UK in 2015 when it acquired Norbert Dentressangle, which itself had earlier acquired Christian Salvesen and TDG. XPO UK and Ireland HR director Mark Simmons (pictured) joined Salvesen in 2005, so he has been through the full set of mergers and takeovers, including the latest, which saw XPO complete the acquisition of the majority of Kuehne+Nagel’s UK contract logistics business in January 2021. “It was satisfying to get that accomplished despite Covid and bring a […]
Marks & Spencer has called time on its Neasden, north London DC. However, the high street retailer has said it will open a 495,000ft² clothing and home DC in Welham Green, Hertfordshire, early next year.
Hermes UK has appointed former Culina Group operational excellence and procurement director John Clark (pictured) as its new director of depots.