Mues to get Imperial on the right lines

Imperial Logistics has appointed Juergen Mues as chief operating officer. He will assume overall responsibility for all operational aspects of the business, and joins from Swiss Railways Cargo. His appointment o is part of a rationalization of the business, which is currently geographically diversified and comprises many subsidiaries that are highly-specialised, for example, in hazardous materials warehousing, automotive logistics, chemicals road transportation and inland waterways barge operations. [+]

Imperial appoints industry expert

Imperial Logistics has appointed Holger Wilhelm to the new post of executive vice president - automotive. Based in Zurich and reporting to chief commercial officer Sandro Knecht., he will identify and exploit opportunities to develop the company’s automotive presence n new and existing markets. He has worked on automotive business in ... [+]

Imperial appoints industrial and chemical chief

Imperial Logistics has appointed Markus Kanis to the new post of executive vice president - industrial & chemical. Reporting to chief commercial officer Sandro Knecht, and based at the company’s Zurich office, he will be responsible for developing future strategy for these markets, including establishing strategic alliances. He was most ... [+]

Imperial to help VW extend its empire

South African-owned Imperial Logistics is to operate a 40,000sq m Volkswagen Group packaging centre in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, following the Group’s decision to despatch parts for Volkswagen, Audi, and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles via JadeWeserPort. Work began on the construction of the facility in July and Imperial is due to take over its ... [+]

Imperial completes Palletways conquest

South African-based Imperial Holdings has confirmed its £163m acquisition of the Palletways business from Phoenix Equity Partners. James Wilson, group chief executive added that the pallet operator expects to open a new hub in Poland in early 2017 and another in France in the next 12 months, in addition to ... [+]

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