Freight People

Nadia Ribeiro returns to head CEVA Logistics in South America

Richard Vieites moves to the company’s North American operations to become EVP of Contract Logistics

SEKO Logistics appoints chief sales officer

Carol Kijac spent 17 years with Expeditors, ultimately as VP sales and marketing for the Americas

CEVA Logistics appoints senior VP for global healthcare operations

Kamaljit Hunjan joins from General Electric Healthcare where he was responsible for logistics strategy

Crane Worldwide Logistics adds to its Latin American team

Brazil-based Paul Higgins to lead its project operations in the region

Ken Lee wins AP role at DHL

Replaces retiring Jerry Hsu as CEO of group’s Asia Pacific express operations

New CEO for India's Adani Ports and SEZ

New post holder 'aims to build the group's identity around an integrated logistics business model'

Schueler out as Maersk Line embarks on new round of job cuts

Chief commercial officer to leave after less than three years as more than 100 job cuts at Maersk HQ are revealed

SEKO Logistics appoints VP Business Development

Appointee 'to help spearhead growth into new markets through the recruitment of more Strategic Partners in the US'

New head of global sales at Finnair Cargo

Appointee has "excellent experience in both logistics and sales leadership"

New CEO for IAG Cargo

Drew Crawley, currently British Airways’ chief commercial officer, is to become CEO of IAG Cargo from January 2016

Dan March appointed CEO of WCA forwarding network

David Yokeum becomes chairman and Ram Menen joins new global supervisory board

John Good Shipping makes changes to its board

New chairman and two directors appointed

New management team at Kerry Logistics UK

Dave Gaughan becomes managing director, Ian Dodsworth executive director, and Brian Dempsey commercial director

BIFA’s Steve Parker becomes new president of CLECAT

DHL Global Forwarding’s head of customs and brokerage in Europe has over 35 years of experience in freight forwarding and logistics

Oliver Evans joins freight drone pioneer Matternet

Former cargo chief of Swiss International Air Lines becomes head of global business development within technology firm

Advice & Insight

DP World group chief executive Mohammed Sharaf retires

Sharaf leaves post with immediate effect having overseen the company’s transformation from a small domestic terminal operator into a major global player

Global Freight Awards 2015 host announced

The Apprentice’s Nick Hewer will host this year’s prestigious awards ceremony

New development director for DP World London Gateway Logistics Park

Oliver Treneman succeeds Graeme Clarke who has announced that he is retiring

Global Freight Awards 2015 host announced

The Apprentice’s Nick Hewer will host this year’s prestigious awards ceremony

Diego Aponte becomes MSC president

Gianluigi Aponte will assume a new role as group executive chairman

Freight People

Nadia Ribeiro returns to head CEVA Logistics in South America

Richard Vieites moves to the company’s North American operations to become EVP of Contract Logistics

SEKO Logistics appoints chief sales officer

Carol Kijac spent 17 years with Expeditors, ultimately as VP sales and marketing for the Americas

CEVA Logistics appoints senior VP for global healthcare operations

Kamaljit Hunjan joins from General Electric Healthcare where he was responsible for logistics strategy

Crane Worldwide Logistics adds to its Latin American team

Brazil-based Paul Higgins to lead its project operations in the region

Ken Lee wins AP role at DHL

Replaces retiring Jerry Hsu as CEO of group’s Asia Pacific express operations

Have Your Say

Seven reasons why investing in training is essential

Andy Dennis, founder and principal of Advisory Services, discusses the importance of developing understanding as well as necessary knowledge among staff within the international freight and logistics sector

Container weight verification rules – a key issue in 2016

Shippers, packers, forwarders, carriers, terminals, and regulators must all prepare thoroughly for 1 July, says TT Club’s Peregrine Storrs-Fox

Cross-Channel pricing review - Quarter 4

Despite lower fuel prices and less Christmas price pressure than usual, UK import prices reached record levels in the fourth quarter, driven probably by concerns on cross-channel delays and low export volumes, reports Freightex CEO Tim Phillips

Big Data in the Supply Chain

Priority Freight’s Ed Bembridge says logistics managers are now able to monitor every stage of operations and manage assets more effectively

The situation in Calais can no longer be tolerated

There is an urgent need for a safer, lasting, and more humane solution