Enquiries about in-cab breathalysers have risen sharply since the crash on the M1 involved an HGV driver found to be over the drink-drive limit. The crash, near Newport Pagnell, resulted in the death of eight out of the 12 minibus passengers after the vehicle collided with two HGVs. AIM Logistics driver Ryszard Masierak was accused of having 55 micrograms of alcohol per 100ml of breath after the crash (the legal limit is 35 micrograms). He has been charged with causing […]
Royal Mail began conditional trading on the London Stock Exchange this morning (11 October), with shares rising in value by over a third just an hour and a half into its listing.
The winners of the first Women in Logistics awards were revealed at a glittering ceremony in Kenilworth, Warwicks, last week. Adele Waite, general manager of a $1.25bn global contract for DHL, won the award for outstanding individual achievement, after boosting return-on-capital growth by 740%. The corporate award was won by Premier Farnell, a global, multi-channel distributor whose chief executive, Harriet Green, was named in the FT’s Top 50 Women in Business. Green also employs a female chairwoman and head of […]