Europa signs up pricing manager

Europa Air and Sea has appointed Matthew Greenway to the new role of pricing and procurement manager. He will be responsible for reviewing the overarching strategy and working closely with suppliers to drive a closer and better business relationship. [+]

ABP appoints finance and property chiefs

ABP has appointed Marina Wyatt as its new chief financial officer (CFO), replacing Sebastian Bull. Most recently she was CFO of UBM and previously held senior finance roles at TomTom NV, Colt Telecom Group and Psion. Meanwhile, Sebastian Bull will take up the new ... [+]

Xpediator appoints acquisitions expert

Xpediator has appointed Simon Youd to its operational board as group head of mergers and acquisitions and integration. He was previously a director of Woodland Group. Meanwhile, analysts Cantor reported that Xpediator was in discussions to acquire Slovenian logistics company Intereuropa, although other bidders are also ... [+]

New sales head for Virgin Cargo

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Sumith Rathor as regional sales manager – UK. He joined the airline in 2013 as a customer service agent after 11 years with Uneek Freight Services in the UK, moving in 2014 to Virgin Atlantic Cargo as account manager - UK. He ... [+]

Five finalists for BIFA’s Apprentice of the Year

Five youngsters studying for apprenticeships at freight forwarding have been shortlisted for the new Apprentice of the Year category at the BIFA Annual Awards, which take place this Thursday (17 January) in London. They are: Paige Baldwin of TPS Global Logistics; Kyle Lawrence of Unsworth; ... [+]

Palletforce’s Michael Conroy to head EV Cargo

Palletforce chief executive Michael Conroy is to head the Express segment at EV Cargo, the logistics business created by consolidating six UK logistics firms by private equity investor EmergeVest in November 2018. Clyde Buntrock from Allport Cargo Services will oversee Global Forwarding while Adjuno ... [+]

ABP supports Hampshire high-flyers

ABP Southampton employees presented a cheque for over £13,800 to the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance. The Air Ambulance was ABP Southampton’s chosen Charity of the Year for 2018 and ABP employees undertook a series of fundraising activities, including a Devizes to Westminster ... [+]

New ops head for Portsmouth

Ian Diaper has joined Portsmouth International Port as head of operations, a new role created to manage shore side activity. He has spent over 40 years in the shipping industry, most recently as the service delivery improvement manager for ABP Southampton. [+]

New man at the helm of Hellmann network

Mark Hellmann has assumed the position of chief executive officer for the global partner network of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics. He succeeds Michael Claus, who has successfully built and expanded the network over the past 30 years and will retire at the end of the year. [+]

P3 boss goes into publishing in memory of his son

When his son Robbie died suddenly at the age of just 27 from Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndrome, P3 Logistic Parks chief executive Ian Worboys wrote a "bucket list" of things he wished he’d done with him. One of the outcomes was The Crush series ... [+]