Orbital appointment targets logistics growth
Wednesday 6th November 2013
Orbital Marketing Services Group has appointed Ian Bronstein as Head of Supply Chain Sales to grow its integrated order/transaction processing, warehousing, packing and parcel distribution work through its Orbital Response fulfilment business.
Bronstein has held senior sales roles with Carousel Logistics, Yodel and Europa Worldwide Logistics. He also has operational and commercial experience with Nightfreight and TNT.
Orbital was established in 1972, acquired by Menzies Distribution in November 2012 and employs 500 staff across nine UK sites.
The company specialises in marketing and logistics services across a number of sectors, with substantial fulfilment expertise and resources including a seven day a week PCI compliant call centre, omni-channel ecommerce software, warehousing, pick/pack staff and multi-carrier distribution.
Orbital is now working within the wider Menzies group on a number of logistical projects, utilising the Menzies depot network to establish a parcel collection service with delivery via one of the national carriers.
Orbital’s Managing Director Paul Markland commented, "Our marketing services facilities help our clients communicate with customers to create demand and our logistics operation transacts and fulfils the resulting orders, especially in the growing ecommerce sector"
He continued, "As well as seeking more ecommerce contracts Ian will also be looking at the convergence between retail logistics and home shopping. He has available the resources of sister businesses, Menzies Logistics and field marketing specialist The Network, to add to ours to provide integrated solutions for 'from ship to retail shelf or home shopper' supply chain projects".
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