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 […]
Pallet firm Beaches Logistics has moved to new premises in Carlisle as part of an expansion plan driven by customer demand.
Long-delayed industry guidance on pallet weights for tail lift deliveries could finally be published early next year, motortransport.co.uk has learnt.
12) Margrethe Vestager Title: European commissioner for competition Formerly the Deputy Prime-Minister of Denmark Vestager makes this list because she has one decision in her hands that could reshape the road transport industry, namely approving FedEx’s acquisition of TNT.