John Hawksworth has left his role as MD of Birds Transport and Logistics and has been replaced by interim MD Patrice Schneider. Hawksworth joined Birmingham-based Birds in April 2014, having formerly held the role of commercial director at AM Widdowson & Son. Birds – formerly Birds Groupage Services – was bought by Northern Irish conglomerate Ballyvesey Holdings in February 2013. Birds told Motortransport.co.uk that Hawkswork had left the business. It is now under the direction of interim MD Patrice Schneider; […]
The DVSA has now confirmed that it does approve of the new design of load restraint for the upper deck of double-deck curtainsiders developed by a Road Haulage Association (RHA)-led working group with input from various vehicle operators and trailer manufacturer Montracon.
The first two days of Multimodal have been a success, exhibitors at the NEC show told media partner Motor Transport.
The Widdowson story has taken another twist with the revelation that, after its latest pre-pack administration, the Leicester-based haulier entered into service agreements with individuals associated with the failed business.