The RHA has named Samworth Brothers Distribution MD Richard Burnett as its new chief executive. He will take up his position when outgoing chief executive Geoff Dunning retires in August. While he joins the association from an operational background, Burnett has held numerous positions in large contract logistics companies, namely TDG, Hays Distribution and Wincanton. He began his career in logistics at TDG and over the course of his career has been responsible for the management of large contracts including […]
London Councils has confirmed that its Lorry Control Scheme is to start again on the 1 June.
Wincanton has insisted the pay deal it offered staff working on a B&Q contract at its Worksop distribution centre was fair and competitive, after they threatened to go out on strike at the end of the month.
The RHA’s proposed collective claim for compensation over price-fixing by a cartel of truck manufacturers is well placed to get the green light to proceed from the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), according to a solicitor working on the case.