People / Crane Worldwide appoints Andrew Barnes as its UK sales director

first_imgBy Gavin van Marle 14/03/2016 Andrew Barnes has been appointed UK sales director for US-based 3PL Crane Worldwide Logistics, starting in his new job on 1 April.Mr Barnes is moving back to his native country after seven years with Crane -since 2009 he has been based in Indonesia – where he established its office in the country and was its managing director in the country.Altogether he has spent some 18 years working in Asia, in a variety of roles for Crane, Kuehne + Nagel and Panalpina in Hong Kong, China and Indonesia.Crane’s UK and Ireland country manager, Jason Stretton, said: “It is a great step forward for our team in the UK to welcome Andrew on board. Andrew has extensive knowledge of our industry working in both operational and sales roles across Asia-Pacific.“This knowledge will not only benefit our team in the UK but also our customers exporting to and importing from these hotspots,” he added.Mr Barnes will be based in Birmingham.last_img read more