12) Margrethe Vestager Title: European commissioner for competition Formerly the Deputy Prime-Minister of Denmark Vestager makes this list because she has one decision in her hands that could reshape the road transport industry, namely approving FedEx’s acquisition of TNT. The commission had until 7 December to “make sure that FedEx’s takeover of TNT would not impede effective competition and would not lead to higher prices for consumers” – but has failed to announce its decision as we went to press. […]
14) Phil Shaw, MD, Norbert Dentressangle Logistics UK With a staff of over 10,000 under his wing and high-profile clients including Asda, B&Q, Carlsberg and Marks & Spencer to keep happy, Norbert Dentressangle Logistics UK MD Phil Shaw is a man who obviously likes a challenge.
Motor Transport has opened the doors to its Hall of Fame, in association with Scania, to mark the achievements of individuals that have made an outstanding contribution to the road transport industry.
Skills for Logistics (SfL) has announced the sudden departure of its chief executive, Mick Jackson. Jackson (pictured), who had been in the post for five years, has been replaced with immediate effect by his former deputy, Ross Moloney, while the board seeks a new chief executive.