North West Logistics has appointed Kevin Simpson as general manager own fleet (UK and Europe) and Matthew Dunn as marketing manager. Simpson joins the Accrington-based transport company after 13 years as a senior manager within Eddie Stobart and will manage the UK and European fleet of vehicles. He will also assist the company with its growth plans, continuous improvement and operational excellence. Dunn previously worked within the software services industry and has a background in digital marketing and business development. […]
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