3) Boris Johnson MP Title: Mayor of London; MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip On 5 May 2016, Johnson will find himself without one of his jobs when Londoners go to the polls and elect a new Mayor. During his two four-year terms running the capital Johnson has effectively defined urban logistics. He was an early advocate for urban cycling, hence what shall ever be referred to as the Boris Bike. Since then he’s fought vigorously for cycling safety; which […]
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.
Norbert Dentressangle has won a new logistics contract with catering equipment and commercial refrigeration supplier Valera.
Express parcels and mail provider UK Mail Group says it is taking action to plug the gaps in its pallet distribution business UK Pallets. It reported a significant decline in operating profit from this division during the first six months of the financial year. While revenue from its pallets business rose 0.8% to £14.3m in the six months to 30 September compared to the same period last year, operating profit fell over 26% to £800,000, said the firm. UK Mail […]