Mark Cartwright has been appointed as group MD of Cartwright Group, less than a month after the resignation of former joint MDs John and Steven Cartwright. Peter Cartwright continues as chairman and Lisa Cartwright as a director on the new board. On 10 March it was announced that both brothers, cousins to new MD Mark Cartwright, had left the business but swift action has been taken to give the Cheshire-based trailer and body manufacturer stability for the future. Speaking after […]
Acumen Distribution has put four more 15.65m longer semi-trailers on the road, taking the total number of trailers it operates under the DfT trial to 21.
Wincanton looks to be on course to achieve its stated aim of returning to profit this year, despite the impending loss of its finance director. In June Eric Born, chief executive at Wincanton, told MT the company would be back in the black in this financial year, after a pre-tax loss of £47.4m for the year ended 31 March. Extensive restructuring and the disposal of its European business is now starting to bear fruit according to the chief executive, who […]
Steve Porter Transport Group has recruited Condor Logistics’ business development manager to oversee its strategic partnership with Meachers Global Logistics. Julian Pedler has joined the partnership in a role that is jointly funded by Steve Porter Transport and Meachers, with an eye to developing other off-shore markets such as the Channel Islands. The partnership itself was revealed in October, and sees the Isle of Wight haulier co-operating with Southampton’s Meachers on the delivery of inbound and outbound freight the island […]