People & Careers

IJS Global recruits pharma executive to its healthcare unit

Josette Wells

Former head of global logistics and distribution at Shire Pharmaceuticals becomes forwarding and logistics group’s UK Director for Healthcare Service Solutions

Alliance appoints WGS Cape Town as reciprocal agency

Claude Nuttall

UK forwarder says South Africa market ‘needs a shake-up, with complacency rife’

Buffaload Logistics appoints national transport manager

Brian Lafferty joins UK company expected to double in size over next four years

Challenging the norm in Ireland

Crane Worldwide Logistics Ireland wins group’s EMEA country of the year trophy

FedEx volunteers help transform Southwark Young Carers centre

Staff give more than 50 hours to Action for Children base in southeast London

Seabury Group expands Cargo Advisory Team

'Increased market demand' for analytical products

Hansa Heavy Lift rescues stranded couple

Crew saved couple from the Red Sea after their catamaran capsized

Cargolux sets up new product department geared towards niche markets

Move part of re-organisation of sales division

Lufthansa Cargo's Otto to join Austrian Airlines

Executive 'helped shape development' of cargo airline

Allport elevates HR head to main board

Forwarder says human resources key to success and ‘should have a voice at the highest level’

Maersk announces senior Asia Pacific appointments

Lars Mikael Jensen becomes regional CEO from 1 September

Maersk Line appoints new southeast Asia executive

18-year shipping veteran flies in from Africa

Hellmann UK appoints new head of air freight

Move comes as the business reports strong first-quarter performance

BIFA names new director general

Robert Keen to succeed Peter Quantrill, who retires from the trade association in August

British Shippers’ Council confirms new appointments

New chair is Gillian Scott from John Lewis, while vice-chair is Barry Wallace from Marks and Spencer

Advice and Insight

GUEST EDITOR: Growing in other sectors

Darren Wright, Allseas Global Logistics managing director and founder

Lloyd’s Loading List.com spoke to Allseas Global Logistics managing director and founder Darren Wright, about new directions and ambitions

Talking about my generation

Rob Riddleston, head of transport and logistics, manufacturing and transportation team, Barclays, discusses how transport and logistics providers will pay the price for benefits packages that fail to meet the expectations of younger generations

The judge’s decision is final

Choosing the finalists for the Global Freight Awards 2013

Q&A: A decade of deliveries

Allseas Global Logistics celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. Darren Wright, managing director and co-owner and founder of Allseas, talks to Lloyd’s Loading List.com

People

IJS Global recruits pharma executive to its healthcare unit

Josette Wells

Former head of global logistics and distribution at Shire Pharmaceuticals becomes forwarding and logistics group’s UK Director for Healthcare Service Solutions

Alliance appoints WGS Cape Town as reciprocal agency

UK forwarder says South Africa market ‘needs a shake-up, with complacency rife’

Buffaload Logistics appoints national transport manager

Brian Lafferty joins UK company expected to double in size over next four years

Challenging the norm in Ireland

Crane Worldwide Logistics Ireland wins group’s EMEA country of the year trophy

Have Your Say

Business as usual in Scotland says BIFA

Following the decision by Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom, the trade association that represents freight forwarders throughout the UK, says that it is business as usual

The changing face of logistics operators’ liability

Andrew Kemp, general manager (EMEA) for leading freight transport insurer TT Club, examines the varied and complex liabilities that logistics companies are facing in the light of the fast-changing supply chain services that they are offering their customers

Container industry faces several more years of oversupply, warns Maersk’s Andersen

A senior shipping advisor responds to Andersen’s interview

The long, slow price quote

Forwarders are losing out on new business due to out-dated back-end systems and a silo mentality, says Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos