Former FTA president and ex-Christian Salvesen chief executive Stewart Oades has been appointed as a non-executive director at Wincanton. Oades, currently a non-executive director at wholesaler Palmer & Harvey and seafood firm MW brands, served as president of the FTA between 2009 and 2013. He will join the Wincanton board on 1 November. He served as chief executive at Christian Salvesen between 2005 and 2008 and prior to that held various senior positions at Exel between 1996 to 2005, including […]
Hanson has outsourced part of its concrete delivery operations to Wincanton.
The FTA has reiterated its warning that with the Driver CPC deadline now reached, the road transport industry is facing not only a short-term driver shortage but a more serious underlying recruitment problem.