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Young forwarder finalists revealed

International insurer, TT Club and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations, FIATA, have announced the regional winners of the Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award (YIFFYA) 2019. They are: Europe - Mrs Evgeniya Khokhlova (Russia); Africa/Middle East - Mr Enos Chapra (Zimbabwe); Americas - Ms Rachael van Harmelen (Canada); and Asia Pacific - Phillip Burgess (New Zealand). They will be invited to present their dissertations to the Award Steering ... [+]

Forth Ports habour master takes on national role

Forth Ports senior harbour master Ashley Nicholson has become the first woman to become vice-president of the UK Harbour Masters Association as well as the youngest certificated harbour master in the UK to hold the role. She has worked for Forth Ports for nearly 12 ... [+]

DHL appoints communications chief

Deutsche Post DHL Group has appointed Monika Schaller assumes role as executive vice president of corporate communications and responsibility She joins from Deutsche Bank, where she was deputy global head of communications and corporate social responsibility. [+]

Preston to head up Europa in Rushden

Europa has appointed Matthew Preston as general manager at its facility at Express Park, Rushden (Northants) following its acquisition of some of the trade and assets of Menzies Response earlier this year. He has worked for companies including Argos, DPD, Snap-On Tools and Marks & ... [+]

New chief for DHL supply chain

Oscar de Bok has been appointed to the Deutsche Post DHL Group board. He will take over the supply chain department from 1 October from John Gilbert  who is leaving the group for personal reasons. [+]

Freight men to join Brexit advice group – updated

FTA policy manager for Northern Ireland Seamus Leheny and Peter MacSwiney, chairman of freight software firm ASM have been appointed to a new Technical Alternative Arrangements Advisory Group to explore options to replace the Northern Ireland backstop by the end of 2020. The group consists ... [+]

Europa promotes two

Europa Worldwide has appointed Vanita Dass-Puri (left) as group recruitment and talent manager and promoted Nicola Laidlaw-Rolph (right) to deputy head of property and facilities. Vanita Dass-Puri joined Europa as internal recruitment and acquisition manager in September 2017. [+]

Ulsterwomen join FTA council

Northern Ireland-based Pamela Dennison (left) and Charlene Quayle (right) have been elected to the Freight Transport Assocation’s national Freight Council as chair and vice chair, respectively. Dennison, from Antrim-based haulier WS Dennison is also national officer for the Chartered Institute of Transport & Logistics. Quayle ... [+]

There can only be ONE winner

Jeremy Nixon, chief executive of Ocean Network Express (ONE) picked up the Multimodal 2019 Personality of the Year award, at the awards evening on 19 June. He was awarded the accolade by a judging panel comprising the Multimodal selection group and 2018 winner and Managing director ... [+]

Ceva promotes Dave Dudek to automotive chief

CEVA has promoted Dave Dudek from as senior vice president strategic initiatives and global program management to executive vice president global automotive sector.  He succeeds Antonio Fondevilla who is to pursue new opportunities outside the company. It follows the earlier appointment of Criss Edwards as ... [+]