New HR head for XPO

XPO Logistics has appointed Lynn Brown to lead the company's human resources organization in the UK and Ireland. She will report to Valerie Chaut, head of human resources – Europe, and Dan Myers, managing director – UK and Ireland. Prior to joining XPO, she served in senior roles with Gist Limited for nearly a decade. [+]

Change at the helm for Kuehne + Nagel

Swiss-headquartered global forwarder Kuehne + Nagel will appoint Stefan Paul as chief executive from 1 August 2022, while current chief executive Dr Detlef Trefzger will step down for private reasons. He will remain on the board of directors. Stefan Paul has been a member of ... [+]

BIFA boss to take top FIATA role

British International Freight Association (BIFA) director general Robert Keen  has been elected secretary general of FIATA, the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations. He has been chair of FIATA’s Multimodal Transport Institute and a member of FIATA’s extended board for several years; he has been ... [+]

Dsouza to lead Chapman Freeborn in India

Air charter specialist Chapman Freeborn has appointed Malcolm Dsouza as its new director, India. He joins the business following over ten years at Jeena and Company, India’s largest global freight forwarder, along with over 18 years’ working with international airlines. He will report to IMEA regional ... [+]

DHL appoints Europe forwarding chief

DHL Global Forwarding Europe has appointed Tobias Schmidt as chief executive. He succeeds Thomas George, who has managed the European organization since 2016. Schmidt will report to DHL Global Forwarding freight chief executive Tim Scharwath and will continue to lead the German and Swiss organisation. Frankfurt-Aiport-111121 DHL Global ... [+]

Digital forwarder appoints French chief

European digital freight forwarder Sennder has appointed Anthony Guillouet as managing director of France. Taking over from Maxime Legardez, he has held roles at DB Schenker, most recently working as the land sales director and head of road brokerage. Sennder acquired French-business Everoad in June ... [+]

Young Forwarder award goes to South Africa

Justin Goedhart from South Africa is the new Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year. The other finalists were Georgina Perez Perez of Canada; Glauc Fornés Gil (Spain) and Muhammad Wasif Wiqar (Pakistan). Award organisers and sponsors, FIATA I and TT Club said that all finalists ... [+]

Europa promotes Midlands high-fliers

Europa Road has made two internal promotions at its Birmingham branch. Former branch manager Jamie Hedgecox has become regional manager (Central) after three years at the company. Account manager Abigail Brooks has been promoted to branch manager. [+]

New leader for Delamode fashion arm

Xpediator has appointed Penny Gradwell as a director of the fashion and lifestyle division of its Delamode International Logistics subsidiary. She joins the group from Nippon Express where she held a range of senior management positions and is highly experienced in fashion, FMCG and e-commerce ... [+]

DB Cargo appoints new COO

Rail firm DB Cargo UK has appointed former head of operations and service delivery, Neil Ethell as its new chief operating officer. Since joining the company in 2002 he has held a number of senior roles at DB. [+]