11) Violeta Bulc Title: European Commissioner for Transport Slovenian Bulc was described by the press as “not your average commissioner” – she has studied as a shaman and is a trained fire-walker and wrote a blog about her interest in positive energy forces. That to one side… she’s the most influential power when it comes to transport in Brussels. In March she outlined Directive 2013/0195 – more commonly referred to as the EU rules that will allow more aerodynamic lorries. […]
Dachser is to invest £23m in a major integrated logistics centre close to its existing operation in Northampton.
Motor Transport, in partnership with the BVRLA, is currently compiling a ‘who’s who’ of the UK commercial vehicle rental and leasing sector, and we want to hear from every sized player in this market. The data we are collecting will be turned into a supplement featuring the top 250 rental and leasing companies and will provide a detailed analysis of the sector for road transport operators. If your organisation rents or leases trucks, trailers or light goods vehicles, then you […]
They told us it would happen: in April 2012, advisory firm KPMG predicted a flurry of mergers and acquisitions in the logistics and distribution sector during the year… and that’s exactly what we got. Top of the pile in terms of the most noteworthy was undoubtedly the UPS/TNT Express merger announced in March and set to create a £37bn turnover logistics giant. The takeover was described at the time by TNT Express chief executive Marie-Christine Lombard as a move that […]