15) David Wells Title: Chief executive, FTA Wells succeeded Theo de Pencier as chief executive of the FTA at the beginning of May. It’s unusual that the chief executives of both associations are starting their period in office at similar junctions, which makes it hard not to make comparisons with the RHA’s Richard Burnett. While Burnett has sought something of a revolution at the RHA, particularly when it comes to its public profile, Wells has sought – and delivered – […]
The DfT has achieved its original target of getting 1,800 longer semi-trailers on the roads, albeit almost five years after the scheme was first launched.
Trailblazer apprenticeships have long been mooted as a remedy for road transport’s skills crisis. However a Commons Select Committee has warned they have a worrying lack of focus and will not fill skills gaps unless they concentrate on sectors and regions where training is most needed.
16) David Hunt, vice president and MD, Ryder Europe At the top of the biggest truck rental and leasing provider in the UK, David Hunt, vice president and MD for Ryder Europe, has great influence over the sector.