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Abbey Logistics announces new Group Operations Director

Abbey Logistics announces new Group Operations Director

Abbey Logistics Group has announced the appointment of Tony Kenny as Group Operations Director.

Tony Kenny’s appointment is key to supporting Abbey’s drive for operational excellence. His role will be critical in ensuring the company continues to provide a best in class service to its customers across the UK and northern Europe in terms of safety and compliance, service, reliability and flexibility.

Tony has significant experience in logistics and supply chain operations and has held senior roles in some of the UK’s largest logistics companies spanning a diverse range of sectors, including food, retail, consumer, FMCG and chemicals.

Tony will be responsible for the day-to-day running of operations across Abbey’s three divisions: bulk powder logistics, bulk liquid logistics and the warehousing and distribution service; ensuring the team works cohesively and collaboratively as the business expands. He is tasked with maintaining Abbey’s strong reputation for safety and compliance and continuing to ensure customers receive a user friendly, positive and personalised service, whilst further increasing flexibility and reliability for customers. Tony will also sit on the Abbey Logistics Group Board.

Speaking of his appointment, Tony said: “There’s a really dynamic culture at Abbey and I’m excited to be joining such a unique company that really stands out in our highly competitive industry.

“I have joined Abbey Logistics at a tremendously exciting time; the new ownership structure combined with the “can-do” positive outlook of the team and a dedication to take problems away from customers were amongst the key reasons I was drawn to the company. I believe that I can make a real and lasting impact on the way Abbey interacts with its customers and the service it provides.”

Steve Granite, Chief Executive at Abbey Logistics Group said:

“The importance of this role cannot be underestimated as we pride ourselves on our service delivery for our customers.

“We are delighted to have someone of Tony’s calibre on the team and his acute understanding of the requirements of our customers. His drive for continuous improvement will exceed our customers’ expectations and further strengthen our reputation as a flexible, reliable customer focused organisation.”

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