10) Dwain McDonald Title: Chief executive, DPDgroup UK Five MT Awards in one night? Only McDonald has managed that. He might not like us saying it, but McDonald has led the biggest success story in UK road transport in not just the past year, but the past decade. Back in August 2006 the company had a turnover of £199m – in 2014 it was up to £829m. In that time McDonald has also led the development of DPDs Predict technology […]
John Harvey recalls Tibbett & Britten’s (T&B) time in the car industry as a “great adventure”; he does not regret moving into the sector, but wishes T&B had exited sooner as he tells Justin Stanton. Ultimately, the Ford contract forced Harvey to announce T&B’s first profit warning just two days after announcing the annual results in 1995, where the outlook had been bright. “The analysts asked: ‘how deep’s the hole?’ and I said: ‘I have no idea.’ That spooked everybody. Again […]
DPDGroup is to roll out its Precise service, which allows customers to pick an hour-long delivery slot, to more customers later this year.