New commercial director for FTA

Jun 17 | 2018

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has announced the appointment of Jerry Kane as its commercial director.

Jerry Kane, Commercial Director, FTAJerry is a former sales director of some of the freight industry’s leading operators, including DHL, Yodel and Eddie Stobart, and has over 25 years of commercial experience in the logistics services, parcel and software markets, including time spent running his own consultancy.

Commenting on his new role Jerry said, "FTA is recognised as the voice for the UK logistics sector and has an excellent track record in delivering tangible benefits to its members. It is a privilege to be given this opportunity and I am very much looking forward to joining the management team at such a crucial time in FTA’s development.”

David Wells, CEO of FTA said, “Jerry brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and contacts to FTA as we embark on a new phase for the business.  His energy and enthusiasm for the sector will help us to develop the commercial capability of the business and help to ensure that logistics continues to grow and flourish in uncertain trading times, as Brexit approaches.  We look forward to his contribution to the next stage in FTA’s development.”

Jerry Kane joined the FTA on 9 April, 2018 and is based at the organisation’s Leamington Spa offices.

Photo: Jerry Kane