Contract Wins

Top 10 business wins of 2014

December 26, 2014 Ashleigh Wight

Third-party logistics providers have this year won millions of pounds in business, taking on more work from existing customers as well as winning contracts from new clients. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at some of the highest value and longest contract wins of 2014.

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Power Players 2014: Alastair Cochrane, MD, TNT Express Services UK and Ireland

December 25, 2014 Christopher Walton

19) Alastair Cochrane, MD, TNT Express Services UK & Ireland Once the market leader and innovator –some would say inventor – of the express parcels market, TNT Express has retreated into its shell for a period of introspection and restructuring. Shorn of its contract logistics and postal arms, TNT Express has to survive in arguably the toughest of all logistics environments – B2B and B2C parcels.

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Highways England will transform the nation’s roads

December 25, 2014 Robin Meczes

Highways England (HE) – the new company set up to replace the Highways Agency from next April – has promised to “transform our national roads” over the next decade and beyond and suggested it will be “a very different business from the organisation it will succeed”.  

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Power Players 2014: Richard Burnett, chief executive, RHA

December 24, 2014 Christopher Walton

20: Richard Burnett, chief executive, RHA The incoming CEO of the RHA has a tough challenge redefining the role of an association that almost went bust before his predecessor Geoff Dunning took over in 2009. Falling membership in the depths of the recession and a huge pension deficit meant Dunning’s main job was to get the finances in order.

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Welcome to Power Players 2014! The countdown begins…

December 23, 2014 Christopher Walton

Over the past two years Motortransport.co.uk has spent Christmas counting down the Power Players – the list of the 20 people we believe have the most influence, and exert the most control, over the road transport industry in the UK – and we will be doing it again this year.

News

Pallet-Track opens Scottish hub

December 22, 2014

Hot on the heels of the launch of a southern hub, Wolverhampton-based pallet network Pallet-Track has officially launched its first Scottish hub.