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Buckerfield takes up Toll UK MD post

October 1 - Toll Global Forwarding has appointed Steve Buckerfield as managing director of its UK operation.

Buckerfield has spent 28 years in the freight industry. Starting as an export clerk at Emery Worldwide, he went on to work for American Airlines from 1990 until 2004, commencing as a cargo sales representative, and rising to the post of managing director, sales - Europe. He then worked for freight forwarding and logistics providers Walker Freight (later C.H. Robinson) and, most recently, OHL - where he was senior vp sales for its EMEA region.

In his new post at TGF, he will assume responsibility for over 400 staff at 15 locations, collectively providing a comprehensive range of multimodal forwarding and logistics solutions. The company's UK operation is the largest in its EMEA region and, in addition to handling mainstream general freight, includes specialist divisions catering for defence, oil and gas, hanging garments and perishables.
Says Buckerfield: "Toll UK has recently completed the integration of the Genesis and WT businesses acquired in 2010. We now have a cohesive structure with impressive resources and capabilities, backed by anexpanding global network.
www.tollgroup.com

In his new post at TGF, he will assume responsibility for over 400 staff at 15 locations, collectively providing a comprehensive range of multimodal forwarding and logistics solutions. The company's UK operation is the largest in its EMEA region and, in addition to handling mainstream general freight, includes specialist divisions catering for defence, oil and gas, hanging garments and perishables.

Says Buckerfield: "Toll UK has recently completed the integration of the Genesis and WT businesses acquired in 2010. We now have a cohesive structure with impressive resources and capabilities, backed by anexpanding global network.

www.tollgroup.com

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