Richard Simpson, CEO of Leeds-based Walkers Transport, is typical of the new breed of logistics business owners who have not been brought up in transport and so have a fresh view of the industry and its future. He explains his vision to Steve Hobson Walkers Transport was formed in 1977 and until October 2017 was owned by Nigel Jenkinson, the son of the company’s founder. Jenkinson had a clear plan that he did not want to pass on the business […]
Lincolnshire haulier Rase Distribution is attempting to attract top-class drivers with a £925,000 fleet refresh.
Walkers Transport has recruited a group business analyst to facilitate growth at the company.
After two tough days of judging some superb entries, the shortlist for the 2015 Motor Transport Awards has been announced. DPD once again leads the pack, being shortlisted for four awards, while Cemex is up for two. The pallet networks are well represented, with Pall-Ex shortlisted in four categories, and Palletline, Palletways (UK) and Pallet-Track making one appearance each. The Apprenticeship category sees manufacturers, dealers and operators go head to head, with Cartwright, Cemex UK, Nagel Langdons, Norbert Dentressangle and […]