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BDP boost UK team

[ April 27, 2012   //   ]

US-owned global logistics specialist has appointed Anthony Akerman and David Marshall as UK. country manager and Aberbeen branch manager respectively. Managing director, BDP International Europe, Yves Letange, said the move underscored the importance of the U.K. market in the global economy, and world trade, particularly its energy and chemical sectors, where we have extensive experience and expertise. He added: “The chemical industry is the country’s largest export sector, contributing some £10 billion a year to its balance of payments and providing vital support for the rest of its manufacturing sector.”

BDP has been serving the global chemical industry for more than 45 years and today manages over a million teu of chemicals a year.

Based in the company’s main office in Dartford, Kent Anthony Akerman brings to BDP more than 20 years of experience in international logistics worldwide and most recently was commercial director for Escombe Lambert Holding. He also has served as director of commercial operations for the projects division of Agility Logistics. David Marshall is responsible for BDP’s operations in Aberdeen, including turnkey solutions from supply chain support for new and existing production facilities to the transport of heavy-lift structures and specialized logistics for offshore equipment and tubular goods.


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