Welcome to the fourth edition of Motor Transport’s Power Players – the list of the 20 people we believe have the most influence, and exert the most control, over the road transport industry. The 2015 edition of the Power Players is by no means objective, but the journalists here at Motortransport.co.uk have hotly debated the merits of those included. In the list you will find operators, both own-account and third-party, industry stakeholders and politicians. The one thing they all have […]
15) Eric Born, chief executive, Wincanton Eric Born was given the not inconsiderable task of turning Wincanton around, taking on a business that in 2011 plunged to a £26m full-year loss on turnover of £2.2bn. He has delivered.
Turnover at Tilbury and Daventry-based business Arcese UK fell by almost 8% last year, although it said a more focused commercial approach started to bear fruit in the latter part of 2019.
8) Ray Ashworth Title: MD Daf Trucks UK One in every three trucks registered every month is a Daf, which means arguably, he is man who ultimately dictates the price of anywhere between 26% to 30% of new trucks bought in the UK.