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    News » Wehner to replace Oevermann at Hellmann Automotive Logistics

    October 18th 2017 Martin Wehner (pictured, left) has been appointed as the new head of Hellmann Automotive Logistics following the retirement of Bernd Oevermann (right), a 30-year company veteran and founder of Hellmann Automotive Logistics. Wehner, who takes over on October 31st, has worked for Hellmann Worldwide Logistics for 15 years. He began his career in 2002 as […]
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    News » Per Christian Mørk joins UECC as chief operating officer

    October 3rd 2017 European short-sea ro-ro operator UECC has appointed Per Christian Mørk (pictured) as its new chief operating officer (COO). He replaces Erik Jensen, who has moved to Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) in an as yet unspecified role. Mørk moves to UECC from his previous position as head of sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) […]
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    News » Paul Wortelboer widens his remit at Koopman Logistics

    October 3rd 2017 Paul Wortelboer has added two new roles to his responsibilities at Dutch logistics provider, Koopman Logistics. Wortelboer, who has been managing director of the Koopman Car Terminal Amsterdam since 2016, has now also taken charge of Koopman Automotive Solutions in Born and Dent Art Automotive Solutions in Vilvoorde, Belgium, following the departure of Guy van […]
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    News » Carlyle Group buys finished vehicle logistics provider United Road Services

    September 6th 2017 The Carlyle Group has acquired North American finished vehicle transport and logistics provider United Road Services from Charlesbank Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum. The private equity and alternative asset management giant said it bought the company via its Equity Opportunity Fund II, a $2.4 billion fund that invests in middle-market companies in the US […]
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    News » Susan Moritz joins MetroGistics to head business development

    September 6th 2017 Susan Moritz has joined US-based finished vehicle logistics provider MetroGistics as vice-president of business development. She will be responsible for leading the company’s OEM and ‘mega-dealer’ business segments and developing further growth. Moritz has more than 25 years’ automotive industry experience. Her last role was with e-commerce provider Cox Automotive, where she was also vice-president […]
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    News » Kössler heads Audi production and logistics in executive shakeup

    August 29th 2017 Peter Kössler (pictured) will be the new board of management member for production and logistics at Audi after a major reshuffling was announced at the German carmaker. He will replace Hubert Waltl, who held the position from April 2014. The appointment is part of a host of management board changes as the company looks for […]
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    News » Maurice de Wilde joins Koopman Logistics in newly created CFO role

    August 29th 2017 Koopman Logistics, the largest finished vehicle service provider in the Benelux region of Europe, has appointed Maurice de Wilde (pictured) to the newly created role of chief financial officer (CFO). “We are strengthening the team at Koopman, given the significant growth we have seen over the past years and the business opportunities we are working […]
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    News » Alexander Kohnen takes up top role at time:matters

    August 21st 2017 Lufthansa Cargo’s air charter division, time:matters, has appointed Alexander Kohnen as its managing director of strategy and sales. Kohnen, who has been with time:matters for more than 16 years, moves from his role as senior director of industry development and product management with the company, and will take up the new role in the middle […]
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    News » Rodrigo de Paula revelling in new Lynk & Co logistics role

    August 16th 2017 Former director of outbound operations at Volvo Cars, Rodrigo de Paula (pictured), has said he is looking forward to implementing a number of interesting projects and new ideas in his new role as director of logistics operations at Lynk & Co. The Brazilian national joined the carmaker in June on the back of a wider […]
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    News » Harld Peters appointed as president of UPS China

    August 11th 2017 Harld Peters (pictured) has taken over as president of UPS China, succeeding Richard Loi who will be retiring after 26 years with the company. Peters joined UPS in 1999 as a contract manager of supply chain solutions in the Netherlands and later assumed various management positions in the express and supply chain solutions business units […]
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