Rico Group’s new MD Paul Parrish is expecting to double turnover within five years through an ambitious European expansion strategy. Speaking to MT following his appointment to the role of MD earlier this month, Parrish said the business is poised for a period of rapid growth, thanks to significant investment by Indian parent company TVS. A new head of its Same-Day courier network has been appointed to help lead the division’s expansion, Carl Truscott. He will look to grow the […]
The winners of the first Women in Logistics awards were revealed at a glittering ceremony in Kenilworth, Warwicks, last week. Adele Waite, general manager of a $1.25bn global contract for DHL, won the award for outstanding individual achievement, after boosting return-on-capital growth by 740%. The corporate award was won by Premier Farnell, a global, multi-channel distributor whose chief executive, Harriet Green, was named in the FT’s Top 50 Women in Business. Green also employs a female chairwoman and head of […]
As the UK inflation rate rose through the year to reach 3.1% in November, the highest in nearly six years, 2017 saw industrial unrest gather momentum in the logistics sector, as drivers demanded increased pay or bridled against company measures to cut costs.
DHL, FedEx and Royal Mail have been named among the top 20 strongest business brands for the second year running in the annual ‘Superbrands’ league table.