Motor Transport has opened the doors to its Hall of Fame, in association with Scania, to mark the achievements of individuals that have made an outstanding contribution to the road transport industry. The inaugural trio were revealed at the Motor Transport Awards 2016 last night when Grocontinental chairman Ray Grocott; Dawsongroup chief executive Michael Williams and Brigade Electronics founder Chris Hanson-Abbott OBE were inducted. The Hall of fame exists to recognise the efforts and achievements of individuals in ensuring the […]
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.
A double-digit rise in income from its expanding warehousing operation helped food logistics service provider Grocontinental achieve a 6% increase in turnover in the year to 31 October 2014.
9) David Hunt Title: vice-president and managing director at Ryder Europe With some 12,500 truck assets on its books Ryder remains the largest truck rental firm in the UK – which means it’s one of the biggest truck buyers as well as one of the biggest truck suppliers in the UK.