Cooker manufacturer AGA Rangemaster has handed its UK distribution to Yusen Logistics, in order to focus on manufacturing and selling. Rangemaster holds a standard international licence authorising 57 HGVs and 29 trailers out of three depots, plus a restricted licence for 12 HGVs out of a Nottingham base, but it decided to outsource its UK work after Yusen Logistics designed a bespoke solution for its customers. Yusen said that collections from Rangemaster’s site at Royal Leamington Spa are now cross-docked […]
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.
Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM) and Yusen Logistics have renewed their contract, extending a partnership that goes back to 2006.
Kevin Appleton became UK managing director at Yusen Logistics back in April 2014 replacing Ian Veitch, who moved to become the first non-Japanese national to head up Yusen’s entire operations across Europe. Appleton’s credentials are rock solid too. He has spent the bulk of his career in or around logistics but has a wealth of experience from across the business world and isn’t shy in putting forward an opinion. Now he has had nearly a year to get his feet […]