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Power Players 2013: James Wilson, CEO, Palletways

December 20, 2013

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.

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Europe can learn a lot from the UK’s e-commerce market

December 20, 2013 Ashleigh Wight

This week saw the European Commission launch its ‘roadmap’ for e-commerce deliveries, which it hopes will improve availability, quality and affordability of parcel delivery services across the EU, for consumers, retailers and carriers. But while the EC says it intends to set ‘tasks’ for various industry stakeholders in order to improve the cross-border delivery market, parcel and carrier manager Global Freight Solutions (GFS) believes that the rest of the continent can learn a lot from the UK’s e-commerce sector.

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Power Players 2013: Guy Buswell, CEO, UK Mail Group

December 19, 2013 Ashleigh Wight

19) Guy Buswell, CEO, UK Mail Group UK Mail is continuing to reap the benefits of the growing e-commerce sector, last month posting a 25% year-on-year increase in daily parcel volumes. At the head of this parcel delivering machine is Guy Buswell, who has helped transform it from a predominantly business mail carrier to its current position as a major player in B2C parcel deliveries.