3) Boris Johnson MP Title: Mayor of London; MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip On 5 May 2016, Johnson will find himself without one of his jobs when Londoners go to the polls and elect a new Mayor. During his two four-year terms running the capital Johnson has effectively defined urban logistics. He was an early advocate for urban cycling, hence what shall ever be referred to as the Boris Bike. Since then he’s fought vigorously for cycling safety; which […]
18) Alex Laffey Title: Chief executive officer, Eddie Stobart Logistics In April 2014 Stobart Group disposed of 51% of its 100% shareholding of the Stobart road transport business to Douglasbay Capital (Dbay) – the former owners of TDG – for £280.8m.
2) George Osborne MP Title: Chancellor of the Exchequer To put it simply, the chancellor makes this list as he decides operators’ cost-bases.
12) Margrethe Vestager Title: European commissioner for competition Formerly the Deputy Prime-Minister of Denmark Vestager makes this list because she has one decision in her hands that could reshape the road transport industry, namely approving FedEx’s acquisition of TNT.