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    ArrowXL recruits commercial director to help drive growth and product development


    Two-person home delivery specialist ArrowXL has appointed Greg Whyman as commercial director.Whyman joins from The Very Group where he was head of two-person fulfilment and logistics and responsible for around one million home deliveries and 90,000 collections a year as well as around 2.8m returns and pre-retail parcels per annum.His ...

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    Bridgestone names new commercial business unit director


    Bridgestone has recruited David Almazán as its new commercial business unit director in the north region.He first joined the company in 2016 having made the move to the UK from Madrid and served as the company’s commercial director for the south west region, encompassing Spain and Portugal.Prior to this, Almazán ...

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    Asset Alliance names new business development manager


    Commercial vehicle specialist Asset Alliance Group has appointed Craig Wells as Contract Hire Truck & Trailer Business Development Manager, with a remit to support the company’s continued growth and unlock new opportunities in the market.Asset Alliance Group has hired Craig Wells (pictured) as its contract hire truck and trailer business ...

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    Life's a Doddle for Black in new deputy chairman role


    E-commerce tech provider Doddle has appointed Australia Post’s group chief operating officer, Bob Black (pictured), as its deputy chairman.Black takes up the role with immediate effect and Doddle said he had a remit to develop new products and solutions as it continued its growth strategy.During his time at Australia Post, ...

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    Wincanton appoints James Clarke as interim CFO


    Wincanton has made James Clarke interim chief financial officer (CFO) ahead of the departure of Tim Lawlor at the end of this month.Lawlor has left the Wiltshire-based logistics company to join Countryside Properties.Clarke, who is Wincanton’s operations finance director, will take up his new role on 1 March.In a statement ...

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    Fleet and EV specialist Chris Adams joins Harris Maxus


    Commercial vehicle importer and distributor Harris Maxus has appointed Chris Adams (pictured) as dealer development manager.Adams joins the company following 17 years at Vauxhall, where he was most recently corporate account manager for a number of major blue-chip companies, responsible for all aspects of vehicle and service supply.In his new ...

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    Former Palletline apprentice helps revolutionise network’s training programme


    Palletline has transformed its apprenticeship scheme with the help of a former apprentice.The network’s bespoke training is led by health and safety co-ordinator Liam Pegg, 25, who started with Palletline at the age of 17 and completed his own apprenticeship just five years ago.Last year, Pegg was tasked with revolutionising ...

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    Consultation launched in bid to “supercharge” transport sector skills


    Plans to “super-charge” the transport industry’s skills and build a workforce for the future were unveiled by the government as it launched a consultation this week into diversity, the skills gap and career opportunities in the sector.The 12-week consultation, dubbed 'Transport labour market and skills', which kicks off during National ...

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    Knowles Transport future-proofs business with launch of driver apprenticeship scheme


    Logistics specialist Knowles Transport has launched a driver apprenticeship scheme in a bid to future-proof the business and help bring through the next generation of drivers.The programme, which lasts 13 months, aims to attract the next generation of young drivers into the industry and provide a steady stream of talent ...

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    Moody Logistics takes on candidates from outside sector to boost HGV driver numbers


    (From left) Michael Weightman and Ray Armstrong have both gained their Class 1 licences since switching careers to join Moody LogisticsCramlington-based Moody Logistics and Storage is boosting its driver numbers by supporting candidates from outside the industry and with the launch of a fast track HGV driver apprenticeship programme, the ...

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    Paragon launches dealer finance proposition


    Paragon SME Lending is creating a dedicated team specialising in providing a secondary funding option for commercial vehicle dealerships.Jamie Thompson (pictured) has joined the new team as dealer finance manager for the North, with a southern representative soon to be appointed.Thompson joins Paragon from Mistral Group, where he was regional ...

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    Breedon Group takes on 30 Urban Driver apprentices


    Construction and haulage company Breedon Group has partnered with skills specialist Seetec Outsource to apprentice new drivers under the Urban Driver apprenticeship scheme.The company has recently taken on its third cohort for the scheme, which was launched in December last year.The successful candidates will gain a Class 2 licence for ...

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    TruTac names new MD and adds to leadership team


    TruTac’s director of commercial operations and marketing, Jemma James (pictured), has been promoted to MD when Terry Ramsey retires at the end of the month.James has been with the fleet compliance specialist for 14 years and was responsible for securing commercial relationships with both the RHA and Confederation of Passenger ...

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    Solomon Commercials recruits head of procurement


    Solomon Commercials has appointed Matt Hilton (pictured) as its new head of procurement.The manufacturer of temperature-controlled vehicles said Hilton will lead a five-strong team at its Haslingden’s head office and had been tasked with helping to build strategic partnerships with Solomon’s suppliers.Read more Solomon Commercials to manufacture own fleet ...

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    Fleet Operations makes key managerial appointments


    Fleet management provider Fleet Operations has supported its 2022 growth plans with three senior appointments.New business partnership manager Paul Edmed (pictured) brings more than 20 years’ fleet and lease industry experience including senior account management roles at LeasePlan, AMT Contract Hire & Leasing and Avis Budget Group. He is also ...

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    Maritime boosts management team with four new appointments


    Maritime Transport has strengthened its senior management team with a series of new appointments, including former non-executive director Chris Lewis, who joins as deputy chairman, after leaving his interim post as chief executive of the Port of Felixstowe, 12 months before the end of his contract.Lewis, whose former posts include ...

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    Mercedes-Benz Trucks recruits former sales director as new MD


    Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK has appointed Heiko Selzam (pictured) as its new MD.A familiar face within the global business, Selzam joined what was then Daimler AG in 1996 as sales executive for commercial vehicles.Since then, roles at the truck maker have taken him to the Middle East and Luxembourg and in ...

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    Tiger Trailers promotes Ed Booth to MD


    Tiger Trailers’ finance director Ed Booth (pictured) has been promoted to MD of the wider group, with immediate effect.Booth’s promotion sees Tiger Trailers’ founders, John and Steven Cartwright, move from their positions as joint MDs to sit as executive directors on the board alongside fellow founder David Williams.The Winsford-based company, ...

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    Sainsbury's lorry drivers given pay rise in bid to attract top talent


    Lorry drivers working for Sainsbury’s are to get pay increases of up to £11.50 an hour in recognition of their “extraordinary work”.Simon Roberts, Sainsbury’s chief executive, said it would increase its basic hourly rate for all staff, including those working for Argo, to £10 an hour.Groceries Online drivers will receive ...

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    Whistl restructures senior leadership team


    E-fulfilment specialist Whistl has appointed a new executive chairman and chief executive as part of the restructure of its senior leadership team.Nick Wells becomes executive chairman and Alistair Cochrane (pictured) has been appointed chief executive.The logistics firm added that Nigel Polglass continues in his role as chief operating officer and ...