The investor that successfully campaigned against DX Group’s former executive team last year has called for Wincanton to sell one of its two divisions after buying a 2% stake in the 3PL. Gatemore Capital Management made headlines last year as a DX Group shareholder, when it demanded the removal of then- board chairman Bob Holt and non-executive director Paul Murray after the operator’s share price plummetd. It later bought more shares in the business, making it the group’s majority shareholder. […]
This year’s winner of the Haulier of the Year award was Wincanton, the UK’s largest logistics operator, which has seen a remarkable turnaround in performance after a difficult few years.
Bibby Distribution has appointed former Wincanton director of transport for the UK and Ireland, Nick Graham, as divisional director. Graham has over 25 years of experience in the logistics industry and is a member of the FTA’s National Council. CEO Iain Speak says: “Nick has a proven track record in leading efficient operations, managing acquisitions and supporting implementation programmes. This experience is invaluable, and Nick’s skillset and industry knowledge certainly compliment our business ambitions.” His responsibilities at Wincanton included maximising […]
Producing a 15.65m longer semi-trailer that complies with manoeuvrability rules is one thing; building one that is a genuinely practical, real-world proposition is a different matter. So says Professor David Cebon, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Cambridge and director of Cambridge Vehicle Dynamics Consortium (CVDC), a collaboration between the university and industry.