Dawsongroup CEO Mike Williams is leaving the company due to ill health. Williams, who joined the truck, trailer rental business 40 years ago, will be replaced by group MD Steve Miller (pictured). Miller will assume the CEO role. Group chairman, Peter Dawson, paid tribute to Williams’ “energy, commitment and commercial ability,” and wished him “a speedy recovery.” Miller said he had learnt “an awful lot” from Williams but added: “That doesn’t mean my new role will be simply to deliver […]
Miniclipper Logistics has taken delivery of nine new MAN TGX tractor units and two new Volvo FL5 12-tonne rigids from Dawsonrentals.
MAN will continue with a two-pronged approach to truck sales in the UK for the foreseeable future, offering operators a choice of new Euro-6 or used Euro-5 vehicles well into 2014.
Container giant Maritime is confident that continuous investment during the recession has positioned the business for strong organic growth now the market is showing signs of recovery. Speaking to MT following its acquisition of Roadways Container Logistics last month, MD John Williams said while the deal wasn’t about gaining market share – as Maritime was already the largest UK container transport operator before the purchase – it would provide greater economies of scale, flexibility and capability for the business as […]