17) Wolfgang Bernhard – chairman, Commercial Vehicle Board of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) A member of Daimler’s board of management, Bernhard’s task as head of ACEA is to represent truck makers in their negotiations with the European Commission over the next set of emissions standards for commercial vehicles. Unless he can convince the rule makers in Brussels that heavy trucks must be treated very differently from cars and light vans, all the efficiency gains that the industry has […]
Beverley Bell, senior traffic commissioner for Britain, is to become president of the CILT in May.
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.
4) Perry Watts Title: CEO, DHL Supply Chain UK and Ireland With a turnover of pretty much £4.3bn in 2014 DHL Supply Chain is the biggest beast in logistics in the UK by some considerable distance (and is bigger than Wincanton, XPO Logistics and Kuehne + Nagel in the UK combined).