Bob_Richards, GM, Oaklands International

Multi-temperature supply chain operator Oakland International has appointed Bob Richards as general manager at its Redditch facility.

Richards was head of hygiene operations at PHS, and has also worked for Bidvest Logistics, Christian Salvesen, TDG, Palletways and David Hathaway Transport in his transport career.

Richards said: “I’m really excited about joining Oakland International which is a great business with real growth potential in a challenging market place.”

Oakland International is BRC accredited (for storage and distribution) ans provides contract packing, storage, picking and tempering.