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    News » Chep makes Gilder VP of automotive for EMEA

    February 22nd 2018 Pallet and container pool provider Chep has appointed Murray Gilder (pictured) as its new vice-president of automotive EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). He replaces David Mayo, who moved last year to become vice-president of global accounts and intercontinental at the Chep Automotive and Industrial Solutions division. Gilder, whose new role involves overall responsibility for […]
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    News » Richard Binkley returns to Jack Cooper Transport

    February 22nd 2018 Richard Binkley (pictured) has left US Autologistics (USAL), where he was president, to take up the role of executive vice-president of strategic operations at Jack Cooper Transport. He has been replaced at USAL by Gary Cole, previously vice-president of vehicle processing and parts distribution at Gulf States Toyota. Binkley was president of USAL for more […]
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    News » Braun and Schicke to head VW’s digital logistics divisions

    February 7th 2018 Volkswagen has created two new departments supporting digital applications in the inbound and outbound logistics parts of its business and announced new roles for those leading them. Volkswagen Group Logistics said this week that Matthias Braun (pictured, left) was now heading the Digitalization and Concept Development department, associated with the Material Logistics business unit headed […]
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    News » Eddie Aston takes over as MD of UKIN at Ceva

    February 5th 2018 Eddie Aston (pictured) has been appointed managing director for the UK, Ireland and Nordic (UKIN) region at Ceva Logistics. He joins the supply chain management company from commercial van hire and leasing organisation Northgate, where he was UK managing director. He will be based at Ashby-de-la-Zouch and replaces Michael O’Donoghue, who has been moved to […]
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    News » AV Dawson makes key appointments

    February 5th 2018 Andy Watkins (pictured) has been appointed operations director at UK logistics and transport provider AV Dawson. Watkins has been at the company for 30 years, originally starting there as a stevedore. The company said in a statement that he would oversee operations as AV Dawson expanded into new markets. “Andy has made himself invaluable to […]
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    News » Groupe Cat appoints two new directors

    January 30th 2018 Jean-Michel Floret has been made director of the vehicle logistics division at French finished vehicle logistics provider, Groupe Cat. His promotion to the executive committee follows the Paris-based company’s acquisition last year of STVA, the finished vehicle transport arm of French state-owned rail operator SNCF. Floret began his career at SNCF and set up SNCF […]
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    News » Potrafke replaces Hauf at Audi brand logistics

    January 23rd 2018 Steffen Potrafke (pictured) has replaced Dr Michael Hauf as head of brand logistics at Audi. Hauf has retired after six years in the role and 33 years with the carmaker. Potrafke, who has been with the OEM since 1988, will manage logistics processes for the Audi brand across all of its production locations. This includes […]
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    News » David Gann becomes CFO at United Road Services

    January 23rd 2018 David Gann (pictured) has joined North American finished vehicle transport provider United Road Services as its chief financial officer. He replaces Eric Mikesell, who has left the company after more than 13 years. Gann moves from his role as vice-president of investor relations and communications at Metaldyne Performance Group, the powertrain and safety parts supplier. […]
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    News » Joanne Perry takes over as editor of Automotive Logistics

    January 19th 2018 Joanne Perry (pictured) has taken over from Christopher Ludwig as the editor of the Automotive Logistics group, becoming responsible for the print and digital content of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics. The move follows Ludwig’s appointment as content director at parent company, Ultima Media, which organises the Automotive Logistics group’s global conferences and is also responsible […]
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    News » Volkswagen appoints Thomas Ulbrich as head of new e-mobility division

    January 16th 2018 Thomas Ulbrich (pictured), currently management board member for production and logistics at Volkswagen, is to take charge of e-mobility at the German carmaker. From February 1st , Ulbrich will head a newly created division covering the e-mobility series and production of vehicles on the group’s new modular electric drive kit (MEB) platform. Last November, VW announced […]
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