A year after acquiring a 90% controlling stake in Europa Worldwide Logistics, MD Andrew Baxter said the firm is on track to hit its growth targets, although that will come with a short-term dip in profit. Baxter told MT: “It is our objective to be the number one groupage operator in the UK. That will be achieved, but there is a question of how long it will take to achieve that. Our growth will be held up because we are […]
Great Bear Distribution has appointed former Kuehne + Nagel senior vice-president for contract logistics, Glenn Lindfield, as chief executive. Lindfield, who will step down from his role as senior vice president for contract logistics for K+N North West Europe, will take on his new position from 1 February. He will take over management responsibility from the Chester-based 3PL’s founders, David Williams and Colin McDavid, who will continue to be involved in business strategy. Lindfield said: “I am delighted to have […]
Industry voices disapproval over campaign to ban abnormal and hazardous loads from Dartford Crossing
A campaign to ban oversized and hazardous goods from using the Dartford Crossing has come under fire from others in the road transport sector.
Europa MD Andrew Baxter has revealed the company has spent at least £1m on Brexit preparations in 2019 alone but said year-end profits would still be up and that leaving the EU is the right outcome for the logistics sector.