Seko appoints CCO for EMEA

Seko Logistics has appointed Maxime Bessiere as chief commercial officer, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), stepping into the role as long-time leader and one of four founders of SEKO’s UK division, David Emerson steps down from the end of the year. Bessiere will be responsible for driving sales growth, vertical market development, account management, solution design, implementation, corporate marketing communications, strategic tender pricing, sustainability and commercial operations in the ... [+]

Many happy returns – without the headache

SEKO Logistics is collaborating with PayPal company Happy Returns to offer online shoppers hassle-free returns. Through its US-wide network of 5,000 ‘Return Bars, Happy Returns provides shoppers a convenient solution for returning online purchases for more than 500 leading brands. Merchants can save up to 40% compared to mail returns ... [+]

SEKO promotes legal expert

SEKO Logistics has promoted Char Dalton to chief legal officer and chief of staff. The new role supports the chief executive with execution of strategic initiatives across all portfolio companies. Joining SEKO in 2014 she has held the post of general counsel, vice president at SEKO for the past seven ... [+]

SEKO takes the direct approach to E-commerce

SEKO Logistics is launching a new Ecommerce business unit to handle international cross border shipping, global fulfilment, heavyweight last mile, returns and re-commerce. The specialist forwarder says the move reflects the rise of direct to consumer (DTC) brands selling through their own channels using platforms such as Shopify. SEKO has pre-built ... [+]

SEKO at the Multichannel top table

Multichannel Merchant, an intelligence source for ecommerce, has named SEKO Logistics as a Top 3PL for 2022. The  annual listing showcases leading third-party logistics companies serving fast-growing ecommerce and direct-to-customer businesses. It follows a record year of growth and investment for SEKO in 2021, a year in which the company ... [+]

SEKO’s Californian square feet top a million

SEKO Logistics a new facility at its LAX Campus close to the Port of Long Beach and Los Angeles International Airport, increasing its total footprint in southern California to over a million square feet. The new Class A building is one of two new facilities adding over 300,000sq ft of additional ... [+]

Seko adds to ocean expertise

SEKO Logistics has appointed Craig Grossgart as senior vice president of Global Ocean Product, based in Houston and Lisa Johnstone as director of Ocean Product. Craig Grossgart has over 20 years of experience in the logistics industry and has worked in various senior roles in international operations worldwide, most recently ... [+]

SEKO joins green airfreight group

SEKO Logistics has joined the Sustainable Air Freight Alliance, a collaboration between shippers, forwarders and airlines to track and reduce carbon dioxide emissions from air freight and promote responsible freight transport. Its reporting airlines are AirBridgeCargo Airlines, American Airlines, Cargolux, Cathay Pacific, Delta Air Lines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa Cargo, ... [+]

A healthy supply chain

SEKO Logistics ‘control tower’ in Farnborough is managing the movement of healthcare devices for Current Health. The company has entrusted its worldwide inventory management, fulfilment, and shipping to the logistics firm. Its devices are used in treatments for pulmonary disease, diabetes, oncology and heart failure. Between patients, the recyclable Current ... [+]

Consider alternative to sky high postage prices, says SEKO

International postal charges into the US could soar by as much as 150% with the implementation of an agreement with the Universal Postal Union (UPU) which allows the country to set its own rates, according to e-commerce specialist SEKO Logistics. However, it adds, there could be much more to come as ... [+]

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