Roads minister Stephen Hammond has been replaced by Robert Goodwill at the DfT, as part of a series of changes that appear to increase ministers’ focus on rail services. Goodwill, previously a Conservative party whip is MP for Scarborough and Whitby, and was a farmer before starting his political career in Europe and then joining the UK parliament in 2005. He takes on Hammond’s role – officially as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport – with responsibilities including freight, […]
Mark Cartwright has been appointed as group MD of Cartwright Group, less than a month after the resignation of former joint MDs John and Steven Cartwright. Peter Cartwright continues as chairman and Lisa Cartwright as a director on the new board.
Suttons Group has appointed Michael Cundy as the new MD of its Road Tanker division.
The DfT has relaunched its longer semi-trailer trial, following a consultation this summer, and in a significant concession, has said the market will be left to decide the mix of longer trailer variants within the scheme.