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New man for Virgin Down Under

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Bosco Dsouza as account manager, Melbourne. He joins the airline from Worldwide GSA for Qatar Airways Cargo. Virgin Atlantic achieved significant tonnage and volume growth in Australia in 2018. [+]

Sky’s the limit for Europa fundraiser

Europa daredevil (and Northampton branch manager) Mitch Clarke will be jumping out of a plane in the skies over Leicestershire to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society. He said: “Inspired by my fellow staff members charity events, such as Dartford based operations manager Luke Cole ... [+]

Logistics can learn from other industries to tackle talent crisis

The logistics industry can tackle its labour issues by learning from other industries and refreshing its image, a banking expert will tell delegates to this year’s Multimodal 2019. HSBC global head of resourcing and onboarding, Hamish Nisbet (pictured, below left), will join Dr Naomi Irvine (below, ... [+]

Kerry appoints Europe MD

Kerry Logistics has appointed Martin Stoekenbroek as its new managing director - Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Based in Amsterdam, Stoekenbroek will lead Kerry Logistics' international forwarding business in the region and be in charge of its strategic development. He was previously vice president ... [+]

Palletline appoints logistics chief

Palletline has appointed Paul Elson as managing director of its logistics business. During the last four years the  pallet network operator has acquired S&S Distribution, Mike Watson Transport, ABE Ledbury and Fast Forward Distribution which, together with Palletline London, forms Palletline Logistics a fully owned ... [+]

And he drives the fastest Tuk Tuk in the East

Managing director of Essex forwarder Barrington Freight Matt Everard and his cousin Russell Shearman are aiming for a place in the world speed record books this May. But not for them some super-powered sports or racing car but what they hope will the world’s fastest ... [+]

New chief executive for CEVA – updated

Ceva group chief operating officer and deputy chief executive Nicolas Sartini was appointed chief executive at the its annual general meeting on 29 April, following its takeover by Marseille-based shipping group CMA CGM. He will take up his new role on 1 June. He will ... [+]

Shipping expert to kick off Multimodal panel sessions

Ocean Network Express (ONE) chief executive Jeremy Nixon will make the keynote speech at a panel session on the first day of the Multimodal 2019 show on 18 June, sharing his outlook for the liner shipping industry. Nixon oversaw the merger of three Japanese shipping ... [+]

Silva to take over Dachser Iberia

Celestino Silva is to take over as managing director of Dachser’s European Logistics (EL) Iberia business unit. He succeeds Juan Quintana, who is leaving the company to pursue new professional opportunities. A native of Portugal, Silva began his career at Azkar, a company later acquired ... [+]

Imperial recruits China force

Imperial Logistics has made a number of appointments to its China management team in Shanghai, and has moved to larger offices. Joshua Mclarin (pictured) has been named as the company’s new managing director for China. He is joined by Owen Li as head of commercial, ... [+]