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. […]
A third group action has been registered with the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) seeking redress for those affected by the €3bn truck price-fixing cartel.
Hervé Montjotin has been named as the new chief executive officer at French logistics group Norbert Dentressangle, following the resignation of François Bertreau. In addition to his new role, Montjotin retains his previous responsibilities as head of the group’s transport division. Montjotin has worked for Norbert Dentressangle since 1995, when he joined as human resources director . He was appointed MD in charge of organisation and human resources in 2001, before becoming head of the transport division in 2005. Group […]
MT’s latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report, produced in association with Texaco Lubricants, reveals the value of being smart. There’s much talk of the squeezed middle in British politics but the latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report confirms the emergence of savvy operators forming a smart middle within road transport. These operators are pulling forward their purchasing to beat Euro-6, providing services to external clients via their in-house workshops, and making use of the latest technology to optimise the running […]