Throughout the year The Hub – Motortransport.co.uk’s business blog – has brought you the real stories behind the headlines. So, without further ceremony, here are some of the many highlights of the year. The only way is up: Philson Haulage a canny buy:Philson Haulage was in rude health when it was purchased by Gregory Distribution (Holdings) earlier this year – find out why. Parting is such expensive sorrow (for Stobart): One power struggle later and former Stobart executive chairman Avril […]
MAN Truck and Bus UK CEO Des Evans believes the 2013 CV Show is the most important in its 35-year history as it will provide a vital wake up call to operators on the transition to Euro-6.
The European Commission has launched what it terms an “in-depth” investigation into the proposed acquisition of TNT Express by FedEx.
Since July last year, the UK pallet networks have been facing the prospect of a new network entering the market. Principle Pallets is the brainchild of former Fortec directors Neil Hodgson and Marcus Fischer but Fortec network director Dave Spong and general manager operations Chris Dennigan (pictured above) tell MT that they haven’t heard much about the new venture. “Our members are telling us they have heard absolutely nothing from Principle,” says Dennigan. “They are on at least six months […]