10) Tim Slater, MD, Transport, Energy & Chemicals, Engineering & Manufacturing, DHL Supply Chain A long job title means a busy MD, but among his many responsibilities Slater’s team is ultimately in charge of designing, specifying, procuring and managing the DHL Supply Chain Transport division fleet of 7,000 trucks.
The DfT has revealed the abolition of the paper driving licence will be delayed until 8 June this year.
City Link’s administrators have made more than 2,300 staff at the failed business redundant.
11) Boris Johnson, mayor of London The mop-topped cycling mayor of London may be seen by many as a bit of a buffoon – his attack on the EU drivers’ hours rules in August was widely seen a gaffe – but Johnson has been hugely influential in moves to make construction vehicles safer for cyclists in London.
Transport operators with a large percentage of drivers on the payroll can still take part in Best Places to Work in Road Transport.
The relationship between Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) and Richard Lawson’s Spirit Auto Logistics and its successor Spirit Motor Transport was further explored on 12 December, when the trial of two directors and two of the management team of CVS, and Lawson, continued at Leeds Crown Court.
12) Richard Fleming, logistics director, Sainsbury’s Sainsbury’s has more convenience stores (676) than supermarkets (595) today and it’s Fleming’s job to make sure that it’s 2,000 plus trucks and vans are delivering to this multiple channel of retail outlets as efficiently as possible.