The Swain Group has announced the appointment of David Emslie as its strategic development director. Emslie was most recently sales director at Canute Group, having served eleven years at the firm that was placed into administration ahead of this Christmas. His employer said that in his newly established role Emslie will be responsible for further developing the company’s range of services as well as increasing their scope where appropriate. He will work alongside Swain Group commercial director, Matthew Sweet, based […]
Tipper bodybuilder Thompsons (UK) has appointed Sheri Gibbons as its new business development manager for South East England.
Unsecured creditors of Canute Haulage Group and its successor are set to be left almost £11m out of pocket after last year’s doubleheader of collapses.
Last month MT exclusively revealed that Yodel chief executive Jonathan Smith is to leave the parcels firm after two years in charge of the combined DHL Express Domestic UK and HDNL (not to mention 18 months in charge of the DHL business alone). Smith’s CV shows more than 20 years’ experience in parcels, including a spell as chief executive of City Link – before its problematic take-over of Target Express – and a regional director role at British Rail’s parcels […]