Condor Logistics has appointed 10 new staff members as well as taking delivery of seven new vehicles across the Iveco range as it looks to adapt to an increase of 120 consignments per day since it joined the Palletways last year. The Portsmouth-based operator expects this number to rise to 200 consignments by the end of the year and has invested in rigids ranging between 18 and 26 tonnes to assist with local distribution. “We have ambitious plans to grow […]
18) James Wilson, CEO, Palletways After two decades with TNT, Edinburgh-based James Wilson was ready for a new challenge. That came in the shape of Palletways, which he bought with backing from Phoenix Equity Partners in 2004.
How will truck designs keep up with the whirlwind of new urban legislation? Where is it headed when it comes to alternative fuels or autonomous trucks? What, in fact, does the future look like for the road haulage sector?
No doubt about it, 2012 was incredibly tough for UK logistics operators. Profits were low, costs were high and obtaining credit to invest remained hard. The double-dip recession we all feared is in danger of turning into triple-fall and GDP growth was more sluggish than a snail on valium. Forecasts for growth in 2013 range from 1% by the Bank of England (BoE) to 1.4% by the Confederation of British Industry, with the BoE also predicting that it will be […]