Yodel owners the Barclay brothers remain the richest people directly deriving at least a proportion of their wealth from interests in road transport. But there are some surprising new entries in the 2013 Sunday Times Rich List published yesterday. Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay are worth £2.3bn, up £100m on 2012 according to the list. Home Delivery Network (HDNL), which the brothers previously owned, bought the domestic B2B and B2C business of DHL Express (UK) through its subsidiary company […]
The US retail phenomenon Black Friday is here to stay in the UK, and this year it is going to be four times bigger, Yodel executive chairman Dick Stead has warned.
Iain Speak, former CEO of Bibby Supply Chain Services, has been appointed to two new roles: non-executive director of Suffolk family firm Century Logistics and consultant for Taiwan-based Dimerco Express.
Visiting the Atchison Topeka depot in Droitwitch, now run by Bibby Distribution, it is easy to imagine – after seeing a warehouse full of jam ready to go into a famous biscuit – that they have turned the phrase ‘jam tomorrow and jam yesterday, but never jam today’ on its head. There definitely is jam today.