Axis Fleet Management has opened a mobile maintenance division to service its UK-wide customer base. The unit will be headed up by Ian Ashman. The division will provide nationwide on-site maintenance and repair services, with the aim of improving trailer availability and up-time for customers. Axis has invested in the latest diagnostic equipment and the initial mobile maintenance vehicles are under development, with the first due to be operational within six weeks. Ashman’s role will see him co-ordinate operations to […]
In 1995, Abbey Logistics approached All Saints secondary school in Kirkby looking for talent to fill two management trainee vacancies. The young men it chose, Steve Granite and Paul Laverick, have grown up to become the current MD and commercial manager at the Merseyside company.
Wimbledon-based TRG Logistics has appointed a new operations director to manage the firm’s branches and recruitment business. Donna Topham will be responsible for operations in Dublin, Manchester and Birmingham, as well as TRG’s planned new offices in Wimbledon and Bradford. She will also manage the firm’s operations located at customer sites, as well as compliance and recruitment programmes. Chief executive Nick Gordon said: “2013 promises to be a year of significant growth for the overall TRG business and its vital […]
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has praised Skills for Logistic’s (SfL) “innovative” new initiative to recruit armed forces personnel into the road transport sector. Speaking at the official launch of the Military Transitions to Logistics programme at London’s Imperial War Museum earlier this month, the minister added: “I’m delighted to be a part of it and wish it a huge success.” Hammond urged others within road transport to get involved with an initiative that hopes to entice 1,000 ex-services personnel into […]