Emma Dempsey has joined Clipper Logistics as its new chief operating officer (COO). Dempsey has previously worked for Accenture, Marks & Spencer and Unipart, and has more than 20 years’ experience working in the supply chain sector. As COO she will be responsible for customer operations, projects, IT delivery, quality implementation and operational innovation. Clipper said the role is designed to ensure that it continues to deliver outstanding services to customers, particularly through continual innovation. Dempsey’s previous roles in strategic […]
The founder of Leeds-based Clipper Logistics is reported to be lining up a £300m takeover bid to take the company private.
NaVCIS Freight pleads for industry support as funding crisis threatens closure of crime busting operation
The freight arm of the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NaVCIS) is warning that it is “critically short of funds” and in danger of closing down by October this year.
Yodel owners the Barclay brothers remain the richest people directly deriving at least a proportion of their wealth from interests in road transport. But there are some surprising new entries in the 2013 Sunday Times Rich List published yesterday.