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Logtek strengthens retail focus

The UK's market leading asset management company for returnable transit packing (RTP) has strengthened its sales team by recruiting a supply chain professional with significant experience and knowledge of the RTP industry.

Logtek, part of £1billion LINPAC Group, has recruited Jason Waywell (aged 36) from CHEP, to drive the companies sales in the UK food and drink sectors.

Jason, whose background is in RTP account management for national retailers such as Morrisons, ASDA, ALDI and Netto, will take on the role of Key Account Business Development Manager, reporting directly into National Sales Manager, Angus Barraclough.

Angus said: “We are delighted to have Jason on board. He has a great retail background and an excellent understanding of the returnable packing industry.

“His previous experience will be a fantastic asset to the sales team, providing valuable commercial knowledge and an understanding of the market, both domestic and global.”

Logtek, creators of innovative interactive tracking service, TRACE, is focusing on the retail sector and Jason's appointment will allow the company to further develop its presence with the major grocery retail multiples.

Jason said: “This is a great opportunity for me and I'm looking forward to further developing Logtek's retail sector strategy. My main aim for 2006 is to deliver real value for new and existing retail customers, by driving RTP utilisation and introducing additional controls to improve management processes.

“I'll also be looking at ways to help further improve Logtek's business with major food manufacturers.”

Logtek has nine operating depots in the UK and operates across a number of sectors, including food, drinks, high street retail. Its core focus is managing retailers' assets and making them work harder, delivering greater efficiencies in the supply chain.

For more information, contact the national accounts team on 01675 469060 or contact us on uksales@logtek.com

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