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Birth of a logistics superpower…

April 30, 2015 Mark Watson

At a conference call with analysts the day after its acquisition of Norbert Dentressangle was announced, XPO Logistics chief executive officer Bradley Jacobs explained why the US firm wanted ND and what plans it has to develop it. Here with the highlights…

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Born again: what Eric did next

April 30, 2015

Eric Born revealed he was leaving Wincanton last month to be succeeded by group finance director Adrian Colman.


Best in the business: Paul Day, MD, Turners (Soham)

April 30, 2015 Steve Hobson

Paul Day, MD of Turners (Soham), is one of the most respected operators in the transport industry, earning plaudits for his professionalism, strategic thinking and rigorous cost control. A Cambridge maths graduate and former GB table tennis player, Day is the grandson of Turners co-founder Wallace Turner.

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Election 2015: The industry talks back

April 29, 2015 Emma Shone

This week’s issue of The Hub’s sister publication Commercial Motor contains a look into what the political parties have to offer the road transport industry (or, as was outlined in a previous blog post, what they don’t).