Supermarket giant Tesco has appointed Andrew Woolfenden as its new UK distribution director, following the naming last week of former incumbent Alex Laffey as chief executive of Eddie Stobart.
The collapse of Deben Transport highlights the urgent need to address the poor rates plaguing the container haulage market, the boss of Pentalver has said.
The FTA has urged the government not to enforce driving licence checks once paper counterparts are abolished on 8 June, as the proposed online replacement is still not a viable alternative for fleet operators.
Steve Agg is to retire as chief executive of the Chartered Institute for Transport and Logistics (CILT).
At a conference call with analysts the day after its acquisition of Norbert Dentressangle was announced, XPO Logistics chief executive officer Bradley Jacobs explained why the US firm wanted ND and what plans it has to develop it. Here with the highlights…
The Clocs scheme has now signed up 100 champions since its launch two years ago, with more operators urged to come onboard.
Eric Born revealed he was leaving Wincanton last month to be succeeded by group finance director Adrian Colman.
Paul Day, MD of Turners (Soham), is one of the most respected operators in the transport industry, earning plaudits for his professionalism, strategic thinking and rigorous cost control. A Cambridge maths graduate and former GB table tennis player, Day is the grandson of Turners co-founder Wallace Turner.
This week’s issue of The Hub’s sister publication Commercial Motor contains a look into what the political parties have to offer the road transport industry (or, as was outlined in a previous blog post, what they don’t).
XPO Logistics’ bid for Norbert Dentressangle is the latest in a predicted flurry of M&A transactions expected to take place during 2015, as the transport and logistics sector grows in confidence.