16) Rob Flello MP Title: Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Freight Transport and MP for Stoke-on-Trent South Flello is the pre-eminent voice in Westminster when it comes to freight. Just before the election he said that it was “a largely misunderstood industry, often disregarded, or worse, by many in society, which sadly includes far too many MP’s and indeed ministers who don’t understand it”. He’s aided both the RHA and FTA in campaigning on the driver shortage, the […]
Yearsley Group has welcomed a decision by Peterborough City Council’s planning committee to approve the construction of buildings up to 35m high at the Gateway Peterborough distribution park, where it intends to build a new 385,000ft2 cold store. The decision means Yearsley can now proceed with a planning application for its new warehouse, which a spokeswoman said it would probably submit in February. Subject to approval, the new cold store in the Great Haddon Employment Zone will be built in […]
8) Ray Ashworth Title: MD Daf Trucks UK One in every three trucks registered every month is a Daf, which means arguably, he is man who ultimately dictates the price of anywhere between 26% to 30% of new trucks bought in the UK.
16) David Hunt, vice president and MD, Ryder Europe At the top of the biggest truck rental and leasing provider in the UK, David Hunt, vice president and MD for Ryder Europe, has great influence over the sector.