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    ArrowXL names new general manager for Wigan depot


    ArrowXL has appointed Paul Robinson as its general manager in Wigan, as well as five additional sites in Newton Aycliffe, Lincoln, Doncaster, Newcastle and Scunthorpe.Robinson (pictured) previously worked for Morrisons as general manager of transport, where he was responsible for distribution and logistics across the North of England.The two-person home ...

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    Logistics UK names new finance director


    Logistics UK has appointed Carmel Mulvey (pictured) as its new finance director.The business group said Mulvey has more than 25 years’ experience of senior finance across a range of sectors: “Having most recently worked as the finance director at a privately owned global manufacturing business in Kent, we are confident ...

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    Palletline appoints commercial chief to help members boost business


    Steve Thorpe has been appointed head of commercial at Palletline, with a brief to help members develop new business opportunities and support their existing customers. Thorpe joined Palletline in 2021 as a regional general manager covering the southeast of England after holding multiple positions within transport and logistics for ...

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    RHA works with Diabetes Safety Organisation to raise industry awareness


    RHA has teamed up with the Diabetes Safety Organisation to raise awareness of the disease within the haulage industry.Diabetes Safety Organisation will speak at RHA regional briefings, host webinars and visit truck stops to educate drivers as part of the National Lorry Week campaign in October.The move follows a meeting ...

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    Tuffnells demise could be tip of iceberg, experts warn


    As the dust begins to settle, following the collapse of Tuffnells Parcels Express this week, experts are warning of the likelihood of more insolvencies in the sector.Sheffield-based Tuffnells called in joint administrators Rick Harrison and Howard Smith of Interpath Advisory on Monday (12 June) after battling against tough trading conditions, ...

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    Port of Tilbury launches recruitment drive


    The Port of Tilbury is looking to fill 30 new jobs and ten warehouse and logistics apprenticeships as it continues to expand its business.The 30 new skilled jobs include warehouse operatives, warehouse co-ordinators and gatehouse administrators.  The port is promising competitive salaries, attractive benefits and a career in a growing ...

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    Please hire our people: Tuffnells plea as 2,200 workers face redundancy


    Tufnells Parcels Express is seeing a rapid response to its plea for logistics firms to take on some of its 2,200 staff, who are facing redundancy after the IDW carrier was forced to call in the administrators yesterday (12 June).As the company's 2,200 staff were told that the “majority” of ...

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    Veterans into Logistics recruits John Harker MBE as general manager


    Veterans into Logistics has appointed John Harker MBE as the charity's general manager as part of its drive to help veterans retrain for roles in the logistics industry.Harker brings 33 years of experience in the British Army to his new post, having served in Northern Ireland, Canada, Cyprus, Germany, Bosnia, ...

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    'We love our jobs,' claim 66% of logistics workers


    Despite employment shortages, irregular hours and a suspicion your efforts are not respected by the majority of the population, 66% of logistics and warehouse workers have professed to “loving” their jobs.The surprise result, in research commissioned by Prologis UK, overturns the common perception that the industry is populated by many ...

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    TIP Group launches UK academy for trailer mechanics


    Truck and trailer service provider TIP Group is launching a brand new academy this autumn which will train candidates to become TIP certified trailer mechanics in nine months.Trainees will be paid a starting salary of £25,000 to £29,000, depending on experience and location, with a salary commitment of up to ...

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    ArrowXL appoints Ryan Walsh as regional transport manager


    Two person delivery specialist ArrowXL has recruited Ryan Walsh as regional transport manager as part of its operational growth plans.Prior to joining ArrowXL Walsh worked for Tuffnells Parcels Express as depot manager where he was responsible for ensuring the delivery of commercial freight and parcels. In his new role Walsh ...

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    DAF Trucks UK names new boss as Laurence Drake steps down


    DAF Trucks in the UK has appointed a new MD after Laurence Drake announced he was departing the manufacturer.David Kiss (pictured), currently sales director for PACCAR Parts Europe, will step into the role following Drake’s surprise decision to pursue a career away from the company.In his new position, Kiss will ...

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    Samworth Brothers MD elected president of Cold Chain Federation


    Paul Bennell, MD of Samworth Brothers Supply Chain (SBSC), has been elected the new president of the Cold Chain Federation.In his role as president, Bennell will lead the organisation’s board in addressing the opportunities and challenges facing the UK’s temperature-controlled storage and distribution industry.Bennell is managing director of SBSC, a ...

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    Whistl Fulfilment strengthens management team in growth drive


    Parcels, mail and e-fulfilment specialist Whistl has appointed Michael Leeson as regional director for the South for its Whistl Fulfilment division.  Leeson joins the company from Monsoon Accessorize where he spent 15 years, most recently as logistics director.  He also spent five years working at Clipper Logistics in various managerial ...

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    D&D Transport appoints Joanne Seabrook as sales director


    Palletways member D&D Transport has appointed Joanne Seabrook as sales director with a brief to develop business in Nottingham and deliver service excellence on a range of key accounts.Seabrook (pictured) joined D&D Transport in 2020. Before her promotion she managed more than 30 key accounts and also landed three new ...

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    Bergen Logistics recruits supply chain leader and looks to hire 60 staff


    Elanders UK has announced the appointment of David Pritchard as supply chain team leader at its subsidiary Bergen Logistics.The company is also planning to recruit 60 staff at Bergen this year, as part of plans to expand into the UK fashion and lifestyle fulfillment market.Pritchard's appointment follows the launch of ...

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    Suttons International recruits commercial director in drive for global growth


    Suttons International have appointed Jonathan Mackie to the role of commercial director, as part of the business’ growth strategy.Mackie will be responsible for the development and implementation of the business’ commercial strategy to enable growth with new and existing customers across all the regions Suttons International operates in.Suttons International is ...

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    Redundancy threat as Nestlé restructures logistics operations


    Logistics workers at Nestlé's warehouse in York are facing the threat of redundancy as the food manufacturer restructures its UK and Ireland logistics operations.Nestlé is reorganising operations at its logistics warehouse CF2 in York, which will see the facility moving to a full pallet operation, requiring fewer staff.Nestlé has ...

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    Hastings Freight invests in staff with double promotions


    Chesterfield-based logistics firm Hastings Freight Limited (HFL) has promoted team members Georgia Dickson and Ash Roberts.Dickson, who has worked at HFL for six years, has taken on the role of HFL's new customer service manager. Her brief is to oversee a team of five who are tasked with looking after ...

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    UKWA appoints Jon Garson to strengthen policy team


    The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has strengthened its policy team with the appointment of Jon Garson as advisory board consultation manager.The UKWA policy team is tasked with engaging with government and other policy influencers to build awareness of the challenges facing the sector, promote the interests of the warehousing community ...