Friday 21st Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

On the move

Scott becomes head of warehousing and distribution at Torque

Logistics firm Torque has appointed David Scott from One Stop Stores as head of warehousing and distribution.

Scott has some 25 years’ experience in the FMCG and retail sectors. At One Stop Stores he was head of distribution.

He began his career with Tibbet & Britten with responsibility for customers such as Marks and Spencer, Woolworths, George at Asda, Sainsbury’s clothing, Reebok and TK Maxx. He then became head of distribution for British clothing retailer Ethel Austin.

Tim Howarth, chairman of Torque, said: “We are delighted to have David on board, he will bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the role.”

NFT takes Connolly from TDG

Chilled food and drink distributor NFT, has hired Sean Connolly from TDG Logistics, as business development manager.

Connolly has been tasked with developing business, beginning with the North West. He will be based at NFT’s new Middleton depot, opening in October, which replaces and expands the capacities of NFT’s existing Whitefield depot.

He brings more than 25 years of experience to the position. He had a similar role at TDG, and previously, held roles at companies including Target Express, Lynx Express and The Royal Mail Group, acquiring insight into transport, logistics and warehousing.

New sales manager for Jungheinrich

Jungheinrich has taken on Paul Bradley at its Systems and Projects Division as project sales manager.

Bradley will be based at the company’s Milton Keynes offices, and will be responsible for developing the projects business with a focus on automated materials handling and integrated solutions.

Steve Richmond, general manager of the division, said: “Automated handling systems are a strategically important part of Jungheinrich’s business. We are the only company offering a total solutions capability from manual through semi-automated to fully automated technology.”