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Leicestershire logistics technology company appoints new sales director

Leicester based company 3T Logistics has appointed a new sales director with the remit of continuing to grow the business and to facilitate a transparent purchasing process for customers.

The company is Europe’s largest independent fourth party logistics provider. New sales director Rob Hutton brings over twenty years of experience working in the logistics sector in a range of customer-facing, commercial, managerial and leadership roles. His most recent position was at Kuehne + Nagel’s Military & Government Business Unit. Prior to that, Rob worked in business development roles within CEVA and TDG’s 4PL division.

Set up in 2000, 3T Logistics (www.3t-europe.com) develop and implement transport management applications which use the latest technology to enable customers such as Honda, JCB and Aggreko to manage complex logistics operations in-house. Their systems offer real-time information and automate many of the processes around transport management to reduce cost and improve levels of customer service.

As part of his new role, Rob aims to ensure the continuing development of innovative, customer-centric offerings at the same time as supporting customers in maximising the potential for efficiency and cost savings that 3T’s products offer. 

“Having worked across different industry sectors and with market leading organisations, I understand the need to deliver propositions that provide customers with tangible value in their supply chains,” comments Rob. “I am excited to be joining 3T with the clear objective of ensuring that customers enjoy the benefits of working with us. We offer true independence in the marketplace and a capability that combines both leading edge products with the ability to provide clear savings through automation, productivity and visibility to our customers."

He adds: “3T harness the latest technology and apply it quickly and effectively to a customer’s business. The transport sector as a whole needs more of this innovation if it is to combat some of the long-standing challenges it faces and position itself better for supply chain digitalisation.”

Managing director Tim Fawkes comments:

“Rob’s arrival comes at an exciting time in 3T’s journey as we leverage our cloud-based platform and continue to develop and deliver an exciting roadmap of extended capability. His leadership experience in roles built on a solid transport and warehousing operational background, combined with technological transformation programme expertise, makes Rob the perfect fit for the role of sales director.”

3T Logistics work with clients across Europe and US to help them manage a range of logistics services more efficiently and cost effectively.  The company currently employs around 85 staff across Europe and at its head offices located near Fosse Park in Leicester.
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