Dawsongroup CEO Mike Williams is leaving the company due to ill health. Williams, who joined the truck, trailer rental business 40 years ago, will be replaced by group MD Steve Miller (pictured). Miller will assume the CEO role. Group chairman, Peter Dawson, paid tribute to Williams’ “energy, commitment and commercial ability,” and wished him “a speedy recovery.” Miller said he had learnt “an awful lot” from Williams but added: “That doesn’t mean my new role will be simply to deliver […]
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 […]
Dawsonrentals is one of the UK’s largest CV rental firms, and one of the few to offer the full range of vehicles from vans to trucks and trailers and the full range of services from daily rental to contract hire and leasing. An early adopter of Euro-6 to allow its customers to try before they buy, more than 30% of its truck fleet is now Euro-6.