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    Hexagon Leasing swoops for Ryder staff


    (From left) Michael Webb, David Hodgkinson and Dave KarmockHexagon Leasing has poached three new staff members from Ryder to support its future strategic development plans.David Hodgkinson joins as head of sales and takes responsibility for widening Hexagon’s truck portfolio having previously worked at Ryder for 18 years.Michael Webb takes up ...

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    Thomas Olsson joins Pallet-Track as chief technical officer


    Wolverhampton pallet network Pallet-Track has announced the appointment of IT professional Thomas Olsson (pictured) as its new chief technical officer.Swedish-born Olsson joins the Wolverhampton-based firm from Palletways, where he has worked for nearly 20 years.Olsson will report directly to chief executive Caroline Green. His brief is to focus on the ...

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    Forward Solutions boosts customer success team


    (Left to right) Scott Manning and Chris Wood at MultimodalTechnology firm Forward Solutions has added transport specialists Chris Wood and Scott Manning to its team.The freight software development company, which provides IT systems for multimodal players across air, sea, road and rail freight, has taken on Wood and Manning as ...

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    Reed Boardall Driver Academy given top marks


    Reed Boardall has hailed the success of its Driver Academy, which launched last autumn and has already qualified 14 drivers.The Yorkshire-based cold storage and distribution specialist has spent the last year setting up the training facility at its Boroughbridge site to help those wanting to change careers.It is now offering ...

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    Logistics UK appoints Kate Jennings as policy director


    Logistics UK has appointed Kate Jennings (pictured) as its new policy director.Jennings, who will be joining the organisation at the end of June, has worked in policy roles for both the government and the business sector for some years.Her most recent post was as the policy director of the Railway ...

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    Evri appoints head of diversity, equity and inclusion


    Delivery firm Evri has appointed a head of diversity, equity and inclusion as part of its commitment to becoming a diverse and inclusive workplace.Stacey Ramm (pictured) takes up the role and brings with her over eight years’ experience in senior roles at Virgin Media, as well as a number of ...

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    Suttons names new global commercial director


    Suttons International has recruited David Goekoop (pictured) to the role of global commercial director.Goekoop has over two decades of industry experience in tank container operations and customer service and he will support the business in its growth strategy to strengthen geographic scale and enter new markets.Suttons chief executive John Sutton ...

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    Fruehauf boosts senior management team as £30m investment programme takes off


    (From left) New Fruehauf engineering director Don Wallace; MD Robert Roe; and production director Paul MaguireTipping trailer and truck body manufacturer Fruehauf has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of three new directors, following its acquisition by MV Commercials in October last year.Robert Roe takes up the position ...

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    Whistl creates new role of MD of parcels division


    Whistl has promoted Andy Underwood (pictured) as its first MD of Whistl Parcels as demand for online shopping continues to grow.Under Underwood’s leadership Whistl Parcels will focus on large organisations and core strategic customers using its national network.Meanwhile Whistl’s Parcelhub brand will focus on medium-sized organisations and large SMEs, taking ...

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    Low pay the main barrier to last-mile delivery roles, survey reveals


    Despite HGV drivers and couriers enjoying significant pay increases over the last two years, more than 40% of the public said low pay would prevent them from taking a job in last-mile delivery, according to new research.The nationwide survey found 24% of respondents would not consider a role in the ...

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    Boughey Distribution names new finance director


    Cheshire-based Boughey Distribution has appointed Alex Hall (pictured) as its new finance director.He joins from GXO Logistics and takes over following the retirement of Ian Sherratt who has held the post for the last 10 years.Hall will lead the company’s finance team responsible for financial planning and analysis and accounting ...

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    Yodel announces new senior appointments to drive growth


    Yodel has announced two appointments to its leadership team to support further operational development across the business.New head of sort Steve Byrne (pictured) brings over 35 years’ experience in the handling and sortation of parcels and will oversee the company’s processing operations.Having previously held senior positions with Royal Mail and ...

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    Davies Turner strengthens board with three new promotions


    Freight forwarding group Davies Turner has promoted Darren McLaughlan, head of the firm’s subsidiary’s operations in Scotland, and Jason Edwards, who leads the company’s freight services in South West England, to the position of board directors.Darren McLaughlan joined Davies Turner in 2008 and is branch manager at Davies Turner’s freight ...

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    Palletways promotes John Watson to business development manager at Livingston hub


    Palletways has promoted John Watson (pictured) to the role of business development manager at its Livingston hub as part of a drive to grow business north of the border.Watson first joined Palletways’ telesales team in 2008, before he progressed to operations manager.He also worked on the launch of Palletways Iberia ...

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    Tevva to hold recruitment day as hunt begins for 1,000 new staff


    Electric and hydrogen truck maker Tevva is launching a campaign to recruit up to 1,000 people following the opening of its Nuneaton base.A recruitment event will take place at the Horiba Mira Technology Park on April 28 where it will be looking to attract software engineers, hardware engineers, cybersecurity experts ...

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    Recruiters reveal the industry role you can 'walk into and demand the salary you want'


    New research has shown that the parcel and delivery sector are in desperate need of business development managers.Talent finding company Bis Henderson Recruitment highlighted a 160% increase in demand for BDMs in 2021 compared to 2019 - and an increase in average salaries for the role of 31%.The parcel industry ...

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    Close Brothers Asset Finance appoints sales director to boost presence in sustainable transport sector


    Close Brothers Asset Finance has appointed Tony Sapsford (pictured) to the role of sales director for the transport division’s national accounts and ESG team.Under his leadership the team will focus on rapidly developing the ESG sector to meet growing demand for sustainable transport, the company said this week.Sapsford brings three ...

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    The Pallet Network names new development director


    The Pallet Network (TPN) has appointed Bob Delaney (pictured) as its new director of network development.A former employee of both Palletforce and Palletways, Delaney has spent his entire career in logistics and the past 20 years in pallet networks.He said: “TPN is a well-established and extremely good network.“MD Mark Kendall ...

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    Walkers Transport names new sales director


    Walkers Transport's new sales director, Janine McMaster with (from left) fellow board members, Chris Burley, Scott Hobman, Keith Robinson and Jason ScottWalkers Transport has promoted Janine McMaster to sales director.McMaster joined the Palletways member in 2015 as business development manager and the company said she had since played a pivotal ...

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    Suttons Tankers appoints head of fuels as part of growth strategy


    Suttons Tankers has recruited Nigel Hughes as head of fuels to help the company’s continued drive into the fuels sector as part of its growth strategy.Hughes, who will be based at Ellesmere Port, has over 12 years’ experience in the sector and comes with expertise in creating and implementing growth ...