13) Steve Parkin Title: Chairman, Clipper Logistics Steve Parkin is one of those larger than life characters that still enliven the logistics industry. Having left school with no qualifications and after spending 18 months working as a coal miner, he built Clipper Logistics from a one man and a van operation to a £235m a year logistics empire in 30 years. He made his – and several other Clipper directors’ – personal fortune by floating the business in 2014 but […]
The founder of Leeds-based Clipper Logistics is reported to be lining up a £300m takeover bid to take the company private.
Skills for Logistics has announced the launch of a major new independent trade association for the UK’s specialist logistics training providers.
The design and construction of DPD’s new net zero distribution centre in Bicester is being held up as an example of how logistics firms and developers can radically cut carbon in new buildings.