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Three more for Europa team

Europa Air & Sea has appointed Jasraj Singh, Tom Macdonald and Rebecca Couper as business development managers. in Heathrow, Nottingham and Manchester respectively. It is also on the lookout to recruit more staff to further strengthen the UK sales arm of the business with the aim of embedding at least one Air & Sea Business Development Manager at each of its 13 branches throughout the UK. [+]

New boss for Geodis in Germany

Geodis has appointed Antje Lochmann as its new managing director of Geodis Freight Forwarding Germany, based in Hamburg. She joined Geodis in 2011 and has held several positions where she was responsible for sales, marketing, key accounts, tender management, and sales controlling and was most ... [+]

New chief for UPS forwarding

UPS has appointed Romaine Seguin as president of its Global Freight Forwarding arm. She will oversee air, ocean, and rail freight forwarding, brokerage and supplier management for the 220 countries and territories. Seguin began her career with UPS in the Missouri District in 1983 as ... [+]

Virgin Cargo appoints head of digital

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Suzy Wardle to the new role of head of digital and distribution. She will be responsible for delivering the airline’s digitisation programme which will allow customers to interact in new and innovative ways, She has held a number of digital ... [+]

New finance and East Europe chiefs for Ceva – updated

CEVA Logistics has appointed Serge Corbel as new chief financial officer, replacing Peter Waller, who is to pursue opportunities outside the company.  Corbel has at shipping line CMA-CGM for over 25 years. It has also appointed Guillaume Sauzedde (pictured) as managing director of its Central & ... [+]

Gefco high-flyer raises over £1,800 for charity

Gefco UK human resources business partner Eloise Ottewel has raised GBP1,805 for BBC Children in Need after completing a 13,000-ft skydive. She was inspired to do a tandem parachute jump after supporting the logistics firm’s Coventry to Paris cycle challenge last month and  whichhas so far ... [+]

UK’s Louis Perrin takes Young Forwarder title

Louis Perrin of Hemisphere Freight in the UK was named Young International Freight Forwarder at the FIATA Annual Congress in New Delhi, India this week. He was joined by the three other regional finalists Tjaka Segooa (South Africa), Kendyl Baptiste (Canada) and Sarah Skrypec (Australia). Mike ... [+]

Davies Turner adds more apprentices

UK independent freight forwarder and logistics company Davies Turner has recruited another 11 youngsters for this year’s trainee scheme, now in its ninth successive year. The new recruits will learn all aspects of Davies Turner’s business during the two-year apprenticeship and can be confident that like ... [+]

Meantime generosity raises huge sum for charity

It was a family affair at Meantime Communications when the founders of the Greenwich, south London freight public relations firm celebrated ten years in business – and raised a wodge of cash for development charity Transaid in the process. The Meantime team consisting Emma Murray and ... [+]

FedEx appoints Europe COO

FedEx Express has appointed Sean Healy as regional chief operating officer for Europe. He takes over from Michael Holt who is set to retire by the end of September 2018. Healy joined FedEx Express in 1986 as a package handler and was most recently senior ... [+]