Key appointment made by Priority Freight


Priority Freight has appointed Andrew Austin as group operations director.

He joins the board of directors and will be responsible for enhancing the company’s service to meet the current and future needs of its customers.

Andrew has spent his entire career in logistics, with over 30 years of experience across multiple markets including the UK, US and Continental Europe.

His last role was at The Keswick Enterprises Group, where he worked as senior executive officer, and previously worked for Priority Freight as chief executive Oofficer from 2010 to 2013.

Priority Freight group managing director, Neal Williams, says: “Priority Freight has experienced sustained growth and built substantial revenues in recent years. Our mission is to supply the fastest, most reliable, secure and cost-effective contingency logistics solutions for our customers. The expertise, knowledge and experience that Andrew brings with him to the company will further support this aim.”

Austin comments: “I am delighted to return to Priority Freight and look forward to contributing to the further success and evolution of the business as it progresses through the next chapter of its development.”

Founded in 1996, Priority Freight’s revenues exceeded 66 million euros during the 2013/14 financial year. In 2014, the company completed over 100,000 expedited shipments.