15) Eric Born, chief executive, Wincanton Eric Born was given the not inconsiderable task of turning Wincanton around, taking on a business that in 2011 plunged to a £26m full-year loss on turnover of £2.2bn. He has delivered. A clear out of its loss-making European businesses was one of Born’s first steps, which although necessary lead to greater losses for the business to absorb first. Yet under his stewardship Wincanton has bounced back to profitability (as of June) and the […]
Pullman Fleet Solutions’ MD Kevin Wildman has announced he will leave the company next month.
London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is now less than two months away, going live on 8 April.
The threat of a tanker driver strike could now be averted, as the Unite union and fuel distribution companies reach agreement over a new set of proposals. Unite has also been given an extended industrial action mandate of 21 May to allow it time to discuss the new proposals with its 1,200 tanker driver members. Peter Harwood, Acas chief conciliator, who has been heading up the negotiations, says: “Following a further two days of intensive discussions, a final set of […]