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Gxpress Appoints Mark Houghton As Chief Business Officer

One of Mark's key strengths lies in his astute analysis of budgets, distribution costs, and transit timeframes, ensuring the maximization of corporate profit and the timely arrival of shipments

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Gxpress, a key player in the logistics industry, on Thursday, appointed Mark Houghton as its Chief Business Officer. With over 13 years of proven expertise in Global Supply Chain Management, Mark brings a wealth of experience to the Gxpress team.

 

Mark's track record as a Logistics Director/General Manager is marked by successful endeavours in optimizing global supply chain operations. His strategic focus on cost reduction through efficient shipping, distribution, warehousing, and contract negotiation has consistently met customer demands while positively impacting the bottom line.


One of Mark's key strengths lies in his astute analysis of budgets, distribution costs, and transit timeframes, ensuring the maximization of corporate profit and the timely arrival of shipments. His proficiency in International Ocean, air, and domestic carrier negotiation and management is complemented by a robust background in the importation and distribution of finished consumer goods to distribution centres, customer warehouses, and foreign-to-foreign locations.

 

Mark is also well-versed in Commodity Classification (UK/EU) Compliance and Duty Drawback programs, showcasing his commitment to regulatory compliance and cost-saving initiatives. His excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills have been instrumental in evaluating organisational logistical operations and implementing methods to improve efficiency.

 

Known for his organisational prowess and dependability, he is adept at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude and exceptional interpersonal skills. His willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals has consistently earned him recognition for performance excellence and contributions to success in both the industry and the community.


In his new role as Chief Business Officer at Gxpress, Mark Houghton will play a pivotal role in driving the company's strategic initiatives, enhancing operational efficiency, and fostering growth. 


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