Three years ago the industry was shocked as one of the most prominent names in family haulage, the Baxter family’s RH Freight, was snapped up by Swiss logistics giant Kuehne + Nagel for £66.9m. It was a move that came out of the blue, and was concluded within in matter of weeks (if the folklore attached to the deal is to be believed) but it resulted in Andrew Baxter, who alongside his brother Ian ran RH Freight in the footsteps […]
Industry voices disapproval over campaign to ban abnormal and hazardous loads from Dartford Crossing
A campaign to ban oversized and hazardous goods from using the Dartford Crossing has come under fire from others in the road transport sector.
Even if customs clearance is reinstated following Brexit, leaving the EU remains the best thing for the UK, according to Europa Worldwide Group MD Andrew Baxter.
At the first sight of Europa, according to the Greek myth, Zeus was instantly overcome by her beauty and grace. She’s been a popular woman ever since, inspiring the name of a continent, a moon of Jupiter and now the face of one of the fastest changing operators in the UK. Back in August 2013 Andrew Baxter, managing director, Europa, bought a 90% stake in the firm. It’s now on the verge of being completely unrecognisable when compared to the […]