Duncan Eyre has been appointed to the new role of Commercial Director at the UK Transport Services division of Norbert Dentressangle.
Duncan, who has been with Norbert Dentressangle for six years, will head a new business development team to support the continued expansion of the company’s shared-user network services, including palletised distribution. Further appointments to strengthen the team are expected over the next few months.
Based at the Northampton headquarters, he will be responsible for the sales and account management strategy, customer retention and continued growth of the company’s wide-ranging client base.
Duncan will report to Steve MacDonald, Managing Director of Norbert Dentressangle Transport Services. Commenting on the new appointment, he said: "We are continuously developing our operations and since joining the company Duncan has achieved an unparalleled record of success in his business development role.
"His progression within the company is a testament to the quality of people we have at Norbert Dentressangle and I’m confident he is ideally suited to the role with his wealth of operational and sales experience."
Duncan has a broad base of operational expertise across a range of industry sectors. For six years he was at Exel Logistics, where he worked on the J Sainsbury contract and automotive operations. He also spent two years at Whitbread Food Logistics.
He said: "I’m looking forward to the challenges ahead and working closely with customers to provide a sustainable and cost effective operation. I’m also aiming to expand our successful through the night service to the non-food retail market and the Specialist Services two-man business-to-business operation by diversifying our offering."