Over Christmas and the New Year Motortransport.co.uk will count down the Power Players – the list of the 20 people who we believe have the most influence and exert the most control over the road transport industry. This list is by no means objective, but we’ve debated the merits of those on the list. You will find operators, clients, industry stakeholders and a few off-the-wall choices. Some are there because they exerted power in 2013, while others appear because we […]
19) Guy Buswell, CEO, UK Mail Group UK Mail is continuing to reap the benefits of the growing e-commerce sector, last month posting a 25% year-on-year increase in daily parcel volumes. At the head of this parcel delivering machine is Guy Buswell, who has helped transform it from a predominantly business mail carrier to its current position as a major player in B2C parcel deliveries.
Union Unite has said that it is looking to work in a “positive and constructive manner” with the management at AM Widdowson & Son after it emerged that a recovery plan at the Leicester haulier would involve 50 redundancies.
20) Michael O’Donoghue Title: executive vice president for the UK, Ireland and Nordics, Ceva Logistics After a painful and damaging refinancing and restructuring that saw several major customers move work away, Ceva Logistics is now back on the up.