Industry News

Ian Jones retires from Mercedes Benz

March 21, 2012 Christopher Walton

Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles MD Ian Jones has retired with immediate effect. In a statement the Executive Board of Mercedes-Benz UK says it wants to offer Jones “best wishes for the future”. Under Jones’s reign the […]

Nightfreight is to be rebranded

DX Group buys Nightfreight

March 15, 2012 Christopher Walton

Nightfreight has been acquired by DX Group in an undisclosed cash deal that creates a mail, courier and distribution business with a combined turnover of approximately £290m. As part of the acquisition former City Link […]

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Maritime Transport appoints two new MDs

March 12, 2012 Christopher Walton

Maritime Transport has created two new director positions to handle distribution and container transport at the firm. Simon Smart and David Boomer, both previously operations directors at the firm, have become MD, container transport and […]


City Link unveils recovery plan

March 9, 2012 Christopher Walton

City Link’s new MD has put in place a three-year turnaround strategy at the struggling parcels business in the wake of “disappointing” losses. The plan will see City Link break-even within the next four months, […]