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 […]
Yearsley Group has welcomed a decision by Peterborough City Council’s planning committee to approve the construction of buildings up to 35m high at the Gateway Peterborough distribution park, where it intends to build a new 385,000ft2 cold store. The decision means Yearsley can now proceed with a planning application for its new warehouse, which a spokeswoman said it would probably submit in February. Subject to approval, the new cold store in the Great Haddon Employment Zone will be built in […]
Union Unite has said that it is looking to work in a “positive and constructive manner” with the management at AM Widdowson & Son after it emerged that a recovery plan at the Leicester haulier would involve 50 redundancies.
Two leading logistics firms have questioned plans for a new residential development in Yorkshire that would involve the construction of a new primary school and numerous homes adjacent to their operating sites. Clipper Logistics and Potter Group have both written to Selby District Council to question the planned Olympia Park development, which would include 985 homes and various leisure facilities including restaurants, sports and play areas, allotments and a public house. The development, for which a planning application was submitted […]