Suttons Group has appointed former Wincanton chief executive Graeme McFaull as its chairman of supply chain and logistics. He replaces former MD and chairman Michael Sutton, who died unexpectedly last year aged 66. Michael was the son of Suttons Group founder Alf Sutton. McFaull’s appointment took effect on 4 January. Current Suttons chief executive John Sutton said that McFaull’s “leadership abilities, coupled with his significant board experience and knowledge of our dynamic industry will be invaluable to the ambitious, competitive, […]
Next month we should expect to see full financial year results from Fowler-Welch parent company Dart Group. The only hint of the performance at Dart’s logistics arm came on 19 April when it said: “The business remains well placed for profitable growth.” Even the date in July of its full-year results remain as enigmatic as that statement… but there are some clues.
As the UK inflation rate rose through the year to reach 3.1% in November, the highest in nearly six years, 2017 saw industrial unrest gather momentum in the logistics sector, as drivers demanded increased pay or bridled against company measures to cut costs.
Abbey Logistics has hired former Suttons Group director Tony Kenny as its group operations director.