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    Moran boosts senior management team with two key appointments


    Leicestershire-based Moran Logistics has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of two senior executives as part of wider plans to expand the business.The company, which specialises in the delivery of chilled, ambient or frozen food products, operates a fleet of around 120 trucks and 140 trailers from its ...

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    Pallet-Track names new directors as founder departs


    Pallet-Track chief executive Caroline Green with (l-r) Tom Feeney, Lee Chambers and Carl JonesPallet network Pallet-Track has appointed a new chief operating and financial officer (COFO) and chief commercial officer (CCO) as its founder prepares to exit the Wolverhampton business.Tom Feeney has become its COFO and Lee Chambers has been ...

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    Chancerygate recruits European director as expansion drive continues


    Chancerygate MD Richard Bains (right), with European director, Jason SharmanLogistics property developer Chancerygate has accelerated its expansion plans in Europe with the appointment of Jason Sharman as European director.Last year, Chancerygate entered the European market for the first time with the €4.5m acquisition of a five-acre site near Dublin airport.It ...

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    Lincoln College partners with RHA on HGV driver training scheme


    Dozens of Lincolnshire residents are being offered the opportunity to be trained up as HGV drivers after a local college secured funding.Lincoln College said it would create a “pipeline of job-ready” candidates to hauliers in the region and help combat a skills shortage.It has teamed up with the RHA and ...

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    SSO Logistics on recruitment drive after seeing rapid growth as Pallet-Track member


    Liverpool-based haulier SSO Logistics has created 16 new jobs since joining Pallet-Track in 2021 and is set to hire another 20 staff this year.The company said that its Pallet-Track membership has enabled it to land a number of new deals by standardising its nationwide corporate service and providing customers with ...

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    Palletforce recruits former Pall-Ex director Chris Dennigan to strengthen partnership with members


    Palletforce has recruited former Pall-Ex network development director Chris Dennigan to its senior management team.Dennigan (pictured) takes on the newly created role of member relations director, with a brief to strengthen the network’s partnership with its members.He will work closely with the existing Palletforce membership, while also identifying and securing ...

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    UKWA leads industry appeal for government to end labour shortages


    The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has co-ordinated a joint campaign with other industry trade bodies calling on the government to tackle the critical labour shortages in the warehousing and logistics sector.The call comes ahead of the conclusion of a review into the Shortage Occupation List (SOL) being carried out by ...

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    Logistics UK recruits new head of trade and devolution


    Logistics UK has appointed Nichola Mallon, former minister for infrastructure in the Northern Ireland Assembly as head of trade and devolved policy.Mallon replaces Seamus Leheny, who left the role earlier this month to become chief executive of the Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations (NIFHA).In her new post Mallon brings over 14 ...

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    Dachser makes two key hires as it drives into the UK market


    Dachser UK has announced two new appointments designed to strengthen its position in the UK and Irish markets. Mark Cosgrove (pictured) joins the company from DB Schenker UK and Ireland, where he was head of commercial land transport within the UK and Ireland. Previous to that he spent 25 years ...

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    Industry paying "far more" in apprenticeship levy than it gets back, Trailblazer Group tells government review


    The logistics and transport industry has received just £250m in apprenticeship funding despite paying £860m into the apprenticeship levy since its launch in April 2017, according to research by the industry's apprenticeship Trailblazer Group.The disparity has prompted the Trailblazer Group - which liaises with government on the creation ...

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    New SEA Transport boss to use cash injection for further expansion


    SEA Transport has secured backing from a private equity firm to grow the business and extend its model to other UK ports.The Felixstowe, family-owned firm chose Enact SME Fund to invest in it and support the roll-out of the haulage platform to additional UK port locations.Incoming chief executive Richard Preston, ...

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    Safe Fleet appoints Steve Powell as MD for UK businesses


    Steve Powell (pictured) has joined Safe Fleet as MD of the company’s Commercial Vehicle Europe division.The division consists of Durite, which specialises in vehicle safety, lighting and electrical parts for the commercial vehicle aftermarket and manufacturers, and Labcraft, which manufactures high performance and energy efficient LED lighting for the commercial ...

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    BIFA launches freight forwarding and logistics training module with Manpower


    The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has launched a programme called Freight Development Pathway in partnership with recruitment agency Manpower.The programme aims to identify, attract and train suitable candidates from outside of the sector for career opportunities with BIFA’s freight forwarding and logistics company membersThe Freight Development Pathway will give ...

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    Hexagon Leasing names new head of supply chain as flurry of appointments continues


    Hexagon Leasing has appointed a new head of supply chain, Paul Johnson (pictured), who will support the business in managing the supply of new vehicles.Johnson was formerly fleet manager at Go Plant Fleet Services and started in his new role on 31 October.Alan Ellison, chief executive at Hexagon Leasing said: ...

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    Mike Pettigrew takes on MD role at integrated logistics giant ASCO


    ASCO has promoted Mike Pettigrew (pictured) to the role of UK MD.Pettigrew, who takes up his role today (1 November), will replace Glenn Hurren, who will officially retire in February 2023.In his new role Pettigrew will lead the UK division of ASCO which provides integrated logistics and materials management service ...

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    Brian Yeardley TRUCKINGBY division appoints operations director from KB Event


    Brian Yeardley Continental division TRUCKINGBY has recruited Andy Bell (pictured) as its events operations director.A former operations director at events haulier KB Event, Bell has more than 23 years’ experience in live events trucking and has worked with bands and artists such as Ed Sheeran, Rod Stewart and Welsh rockers ...

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    r2c Online names new MD


    Vehicle compliance and maintenance platform r2c Online has recruited a new MD to replace Tim Meadows, who has returned to sister firm epyx as COO.Debbie Fox (pictured) was previously commercial director at epyx and has worked in the automotive industry for 35 years.Fox said: “The transportation and logistics sector has ...

  • Stuart Jeggo, Sales Director, Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK

    Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK names new sales director


    Stuart Jeggo (pictured) has been promoted to the role of sales director at Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK.The appointment, which he takes up on 15 October, completes the manufacturer’s senior management team line-up.As head of key account management, Jeggo is already a well-known figure to truck customers and dealer colleagues, the company ...

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    Direct Tyre Management founder and chairman Steve Richardson retires after 45 years in the industry


    Steve Richardson, founder of Direct Tyre Management (DTM) has announced his retirement, following a career spanning 45 years.Richardson started out as a tyre fitter for Central Tyres in 1977 and earned rapid promotion to become the youngest centre manager in Central Tyres’ history at 22 years old.In 1992, having progressed ...

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    Peter Backhouse returns to Fraikin as new UK MD


    Fraikin has appointed Peter Backhouse (pictured) as its UK MD, in a move that sees him return to the fold having previously led the company between 2010 and 2015.Prior to his reappointment, Backhouse had spent much of this year working in a consultancy role for the contract hire, fleet management ...