Unipart Logistics names new MD

Unipart Logistics has named Ian Truesdale as managing director. He succeeds Frank Burns, who has been named executive vice president, Unipart Group.

He said: “I am looking forward to leading Unipart Logistics, leveraging all the aspects of The Unipart Way and our commitment to developing the best people in the industry, combined with our laser focus on digitally enhanced supply chain solutions. This will enable Unipart to continue to bring extraordinary value to all of our customers, existing and new.”

John Neill, Unipart chairman and group chief executive, said: “Unipart Logistics is a strong business with a growing portfolio of important customers and massive potential for growth. Ian brings a wealth of experience to this vital role. I am confident he will continue with the excellent work to date in helping Unipart customers and prospects reimagine their supply chains to take advantage of the opportunities presented by Industry 4.0.”