The Fortec Pallet Distribution Network has appointed David Spong Regional Commercial Manager for the Southern Region.
In his new role the 49-year-old will oversee the development of Fortec’s relationship with a third of its 65-strong network of licensees. As well as focusing on creating new revenue streams as part of Fortec’s ongoing expansion, he will also help existing licensees in their plans for individual growth.
David will work with 21 licensees across a wide area including Sussex, Kent, Essex, parts of London, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk.
David brings more than 20 years experience in the transport industry to Fortec. After 17 years with TNT, including 14 years as a General Manager, he has spent the last three years working for TDG and more recently City Link.
He said: "I am delighted to join the Fortec Pallet Distribution Network as Regional Commercial Manager for the South. Fortec has an excellent reputation across the whole transport industry and I am pleased to be part of such an exciting company."
Neil Hodgson, Managing Director of Fortec, added: "We are pleased to be able to welcome David to Fortec.
"David has a wealth of experience from his 20 years in the transport industry and I am confident we will reap dividends as we use that experience for the commercial advantage of Fortec and its licensees – both existing and future."
David, a father of three, is married to Julia. The couple live in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire.