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    News » Koltai moves to head transport logistics at Audi

    June 19th 2018 Peter Koltai (pictured) has taken up a new role at Audi this month as head of transport logistics, based in Germany. He replaces Heiko Schulz, who has resigned under a retirement arrangement. In his new position, Koltai is responsible for driving Audi Group’s entire transport logistics strategy, including inbound material and outbound vehicle transport. He […]
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    News » Young replaces Schroeder at the AHAA

    June 5th 2018 Guy Young (pictured) has replaced Bill Schroeder as general manager of the Auto Haulers Association of America (AHAA). The association represents the interests of finished vehicle carriers in the US and currently has more than 85 car carrier members (with almost 9,000 trucks between them) and around 35 suppliers. Young has a trucking and association […]
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    News » BNSF Logistics appoints Nancee Ronning as CCO

    May 16th 2018 Nancee Ronning has taken on the newly created role of chief commercial officer (CCO) at BNSF Logistics, the third-party logistics subsidiary of North American rail company BNSF. Ronning was previously president of commercial printing and packaging company, Print Craft, and before that worked in strategic sales, marketing and account management at CH Robinson, Merrill Corporation and GE […]
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    News » Yusen Logistics UK appoints Fitt as MD

    May 10th 2018 Andy Fitt (pictured) has taken over as managing director of Yusen Logistics UK, replacing Kevin Appleton who has moved to the role of chairman at the company. Fitt, previously deputy MD at Yusen, has been at the logistics services provider for three years, after moving from Norbert Dentressangle UK in 2015. He has also held […]
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    News » Ford reorganises distribution in China

    May 2nd 2018 Ford has created a single finished vehicle distribution channel for its Greater China region to replace a complex joint venture and dealer network and accelerate growth. The Ford National Distribution Services Division (NDSD) will be responsible for the marketing, sales and servicing of all cars the company sells in the world’s largest automotive market. It […]
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    News » DB Cargo UK announces top appointments

    April 24th 2018 Rail freight operator DB Cargo UK has appointed Dirk Nolte (pictured) as chief operating officer (COO). Nolte, who has substantial experience in business process re-engineering and improvement, has spent 24 years in various industries managing large-scale international projects from scoping to implementation. The company has also announced the appointment of Roger Neary as head of […]
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    News » Caracatzanis replacing Maure as CEO of Avtovaz

    April 16th 2018 Nicolas Maure is moving out of his role as CEO at Russian carmaker Avtovaz to take up a new position at the beginning of June as Renault Group senior vice-president alongside his role as chairman of the Eurasia region at the carmaker. Maure continues to serve at Avtovaz as chairman of the carmaker’s board of […]
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    News » Diess to lead VW Group while Blume heads production

    April 13th 2018 As part of an extensive revision of VW Group’s management structure, Herbert Diess (pictured) is taking over from Matthias Müller as chairman of the board. Diess will also be responsible for VW Group development and research, as well as Vehicle IT. Hans Dieter Pötsch, chairman of the supervisory board, said Diess was the right manager […]
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    News » Proficient Auto Transport appoints new president and CEO

    April 11th 2018 Randy Beggs (pictured) has moved from his role as COO at US-based finished vehicle haulier, Proficient Auto Transport, to become president and CEO. He will now handle the day-to-day running of the company. Beggs replaces Kirk Williams, who held the role since 2004 and has now become chairman of the board. Proficient Auto Transport, which marks its […]
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    News » Slaughter takes over in purchasing at Ford of Europe

    April 11th 2018 Sue Slaughter (pictured) has taken over as director of purchasing, and team value management (TVM) strategy and business development, at Ford of Europe, following the departure of Alan Draper, who has retired from the carmaker. Slaughter moves from her role as COO at Getrag Ford Transmissions, a division of the global transmission supplier and now […]
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