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Ceva appoints e-commerce chief

CEVA Logistics has appointed Niels Weithe to the newly created position of global head of eCommerce. He will be based in Germany and joins CEVA from eCommerce service company Arvato where he was president of its consumer products division. [+]

Going a few extra miles in a good cause

Steve Tumber, Operations Manager at Fulham-based forwarder FSC Oceans has completed the 26-mile Thames Path Mighty Hike to raise funds for MacMillan Cancer Support He joined hundreds of people from all walks of life in completing the course from Windsor to Henley, along the banks of ... [+]

MBE for PD Ports’ Jim French

PD Ports’ director portcentric logistics Jim French has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to young people in the transport industry. Now semi-retired, for the last four years he has dedicated his time at PD Ports to the launch and ... [+]

FTA Everywoman in Transport finalists announced

Finalists have been announced in the 2018 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. Now in its eleventh year, the awards programme celebrates the achievements of women in reshaping the UK’s transport and logistics industry, while showcasing the range of career opportunities it has to ... [+]

New chiefs for ports group

Forth Ports chief executive, Charles Hammond, has taken over as chair of the UK Major Ports Group from Associated British Ports’ James Cooper. While PD Ports chief operating officer, Jerry Hopkinson takes over as vice chair from Roy Adair of Belfast Harbour. UKMPG has also ... [+]

New UK boss for Yusen Logistics

Yusen Logistics UK has appointed Andy Fitt as its new managing director, succeeding Kevin Appleton, who becomes chairman.  Fitt was previously business unit director and, most recently, deputy managing director. He previously held positions held at CEVA, Norbert Dentressangle UK and TNT Logistics. [+]

New UK MD for Palletways

Palletways has appointed Rob Gittins (pictured) as its new UK managing director. He takes over from Dave Walmsley who has recently left the pallet network. Gittins joined Palletways in September 2007 as UK sales director, joining the UK board in 2012. [+]

Chris Lewis is Mr Multimodal

Managing Director of DP World UK and Chief Executive Officer of London Gateway, Chris Lewis, was recognised as the Multimodal Personality of the Year at the FTA Multimodal Awards in Birmingham on 1 May. Lewis (pictured), who has worked in the container terminal industry for over ... [+]

New business services boss for FTA Ireland

FTA Ireland has appointed Jerry Meredith as its new business service manager. He was previously at the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), has more than 23 years' experience in operations management in the logistics and transport sector. [+]

Europa transport director bows out

Europa Worldwide Group’s domestic transport director Russ McNally (piectured, below, left) is to retire after 40 years. He played a key role in reshaping the business as domestic transport director and board member after Andrew Baxter (right) acquired Europa in 2014. This included launching 1hub, ... [+]