18) James Wilson, CEO, Palletways After two decades with TNT, Edinburgh-based James Wilson was ready for a new challenge. That came in the shape of Palletways, which he bought with backing from Phoenix Equity Partners in 2004. Wilson had a clear vision for the then 10-year-old business: namely, to take a UK concern and expand it into the leading European pallet network – this year it launched services in Czech Republic and Slovakia making Palletways present in 13 countries. In […]
11) Geoff Dunning, chief exec, RHA and 12) Theo de Pencier, chief exec, FTA While the year-end disappointment of the failure to get a cut in fuel duty may rankle, with hindsight the joint campaigning between the industry’s pre-eminent trade associations (fronted by the FairFuelUK lobby) may be seen as a masterstroke. During this time of “austerity Britain”; “We’re all in it together” and “fixing the roof while the sun shines” holding off a lucrative tax rise for the Treasury […]
Lincolnshire haulier Rase Distribution is attempting to attract top-class drivers with a £925,000 fleet refresh.
Pallet-Track has appointed Julian Maturi as the network’s new non-executive chairman, replacing John Allen.