MAN Truck and Bus has appointed Thomas Hemmerich as MD Simon Elliott’s replacement, ahead of the latter’s departure in January. Hemmerich, who will assume the role on 1 February 2017, is the MD of MAN Truck and Bus Austria, and has worked for the company since 2003. He has formerly headed up MAN in Germany and worked as regional head of sales for Africa. Hemmerich said: “I am looking forward to working in the UK and I relish the challenges […]
MAN Truck & Bus UK has appointed Simon Elliott MD following the departure of Des Evans due to ill health.
XPO Logistics has added a further 100 trucks and 78 trailers to its fleet – bringing its total vehicle parc in the UK primarily dedicated to specific customer contracts to 1,747 vehicles and 3,144 trailers.
Abbey Logistics made it a double whammy at last night’s MT Awards, picking up Haulier of the Year and Business Excellence Awards – also joining an exclusive club of just three other firms who have won Haulier of the Year twice. Innovations included the development of a twin-cargo trailer, capable of carrying liquid and palletised goods, and encouraging young people into the industry via their MD’s Think Logistics initiative. The judges said: “This company has a clear vision and knows […]