Vacancy for the position of Chair at the Association of Freight Software Suppliers

The Association of Freight Software Suppliers has a vacancy for the role of Chair from April 2019.

The successful candidate should ideally be available from January 2019 for a  three-month handover period from the current Chair.

The candidate should have experience in the freight and logistics industry with an emphasis on the systems and technology used within the industry. Having experience in representing trade at meetings with Government bodies and trade organisations would also be an advantage. 

Richard Turfitt appointed as the new Senior Traffic Commissioner

Richard Turfitt has been appointed as the new Senior Traffic Commissioner by Transport Minister John Hayes.

Currently the Traffic Commissioner for the East of England, Turfitt will begin his new role on June 1 2017, taking over from the current Senior Traffic Commissioner, Beverley Bell.

Lewis Girdwood joins IAG Cargo

IAG Cargo has appointed Lewis Girdwood as its new Chief Financial Officer. He joins the business from EasyJet, where he was Head of Financial Planning and Analysis. With more than 25 years’ financial experience, Girdwood will play a key role in delivering the carrier’s business strategy.

UPS appoints Cindy Miller to president of global freight forwarding

Cindy Miller has been promoted to president of global freight forwarding at UPS.

Miller has held various positions in UPS all over the world in her 28 years with the company. Prior to her current position, she served as president of the UPS region in Europe. Under her leadership, UPS achieved record growth and service levels across the region.

Chris Lee appointed to UK Managing Director at Crane Worldwide Logistics

Chris Lee, formerly Global Account Manager at Crane Worldwide, has been promoted to UK Managing Director.

Chris will be based at the company's new warehouse facility at London Heathrow. He has been with Crane Worldwide since 2011 and has more than 20 years’ experience in the industry, starting out in an operational role with Exel Logistics in 1994.