XPO Logistics has named Baris Oran (pictured) as the chief financial officer for its intended spin-off, GXO Logistics. The new business had been created to capitalise on the growth in e-commerce and omnichannel retail and a shift toward outsourcing supply chain services. Oran, who was mostly recently CFO at Turkish Sabanci Group will join the logistics segment in May and will lead GXO’s global finance organisation when the planned separation is complete in the second half of 2021. He has […]
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) said it had won a “protective award” for staff made redundant when Almtone-owned Canute Group ceased trading in 2018.
Online retailer Amazon will open another three DCs across the UK, following the opening of its Hemel Hempstead depot last week. The opening of the new depots are expected to create a further 2,000 jobs over the next two years, with 800 permanent positions created at the Hemel Hempstead fulfilment centre. “We have created thousands of jobs in the UK over the last few years and are delighted to announce that we plan to create thousands more in the next […]
Fagan & Whalley has announced a company restructure, boosting its board of directors from two to six people.