Menlo enhances European management

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Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has announced the appointment of Marco van Walraven as director of operations, Europe, and Edwin Schouten as senior manager, transportation, Europe.

“Menlo has a reputation of providing long-term solutions to its customers’ supply chain management requirements,” says Tony Gunn, Menlo’s managing director in Europe. “These are always dynamic in nature, and a close working relationship is essential for us to deliver our solutions. Both Marco and Edwin are tasked with managing Menlo’s commitment to this intense level of customer relations. Marco will be also be responsible for the continued focus and delivery of Lean within the operation, and Edwin will be responsible for all transportation accounts for current customers, as well as have an instrumental role in the future strategy and implementation of that strategy in the region.”

Van Walraven has worked for Menlo for eight years in various operational management positions for accounts across Europe and has played a key role in the delivery of service quality to customers. Schouten’s career in logistics and transport spans more than 10 years and includes project management in warehousing for Tibbet and Britten, in the process of which he was involved in services for HP, Unilver and Levi Strauss among others. More latterly, he held positions of operations manager and procurement manager of International Transport at BU International Transport and logistics director at the HZ Transport Group, before joining Menlo.