The owner of Motor Transport, Commercial Motor, Truck & Driver, TruckNet UK and Tip-ex, Road Transport Media, has added data marketing to its portfolio with the acquisition of the brands and assets of Campbell Automotive, a business focused on the provision of data services for the truck and van sector. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, will give Road Transport Media clients access to an unrivalled database of UK commercial vehicle operators, along with a team of specialist data analysts […]
13) Steve Parkin Title: Chairman, Clipper Logistics Steve Parkin is one of those larger than life characters that still enliven the logistics industry. Having left school with no qualifications and after spending 18 months working as a coal miner, he built Clipper Logistics from a one man and a van operation to a £235m a year logistics empire in 30 years.
“Challenging.” That seems to the fashionable description for the tough economic times in which we find ourselves. Capital budgets are being cut to the bone – and then trimmed some more. That’s where our sister website, www.commercialmotor.com’s series of free Buyers’ Guideswill come in handy to road haulage businesses. Cutting a route through the purchasing jungle to find the shortest path to the wisest buys the independent Buyers’ Guides cover all topics – from AdBlue to yard counterbalance trucks, with more […]