IOD Director of the Year Awards

A celebration of leadership talent, success and achievement

Karl Hodgkinson profile


Group Commercial Director
Howard Tenens Ltd

Karl has worked closely with the Morris family which is behind Howard Tenens Ltd to galvanise its performance. He has introduced a programme of innovative commercial evolution which has grown it into one of the UK’s largest privately owned logistics companies.

The results have been outstanding, with Howard Tenens now the 44th largest logistics company in the UK and industry leading in terms of growth (2016-2017 at 17.7% to £71.6m) and profitability (an increase of 46% to £7.2m year ending 2016-2017).

Howard Tenens is one of the largest privately managed logistics companies within the UK.

Their company values, commitment to excellence in customer service and their drive to continue to lead the market are key objectives shared by all within the company.

Their employees are at the heart of all of their logistics operations, led by the knowledge and expertise of our management team.


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