8) Ray Ashworth Title: MD Daf Trucks UK One in every three trucks registered every month is a Daf, which means arguably, he is man who ultimately dictates the price of anywhere between 26% to 30% of new trucks bought in the UK. In August 2015 Daf celebrated 20 consecutive years of topping the SMMT’s monthly new registration figures for vehicles over six tonnes (back in 1994 the market leader was Iveco) and since August it has remained firmly entrenched […]
Retail logistics service provider Clipper Logistics has appointed Sean Hallows as its new operations director. Hallows, previously distribution director, Europe, at TK Maxx parent TJX Europe, is a former operations director at 3663 Foodservice and a former distribution director of Poundland.
The RHA is to launch legal action against the major truck manufacturers, after they were found guilty by the European Commission of price fixing and fined €2.9bn (£2.5bn).
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has revealed a first-half consolidated revenue increase of 13.3% to €1.9bn (up from €1.7bn in the same period last year) despite struggling with volumes. Like-for-like growth remained flat, dipping by 0.2% compared with H1 2011, which ND attributes to a sharply deteriorating European economy during the second quarter. ND’s transport division took a 1.3% hit on a like-for-like basis (consolidated revenue is up 7.7% to €1bn), which the company says is due to a sluggish economy, with […]