Heathrow’s third runway is good news for the freight sector but will throw up a range of obstacles for hauliers, according to trade associations. Earlier this week MPs voted in favour of a new runway, which the DfT said could double the airport’s freight capacity. While it welcomed the investment in multimodal transportation, the RHA said it had numerous concerns about the effect it will have on the road transport industry. The association’s policy director Duncan Buchanan said that in […]
3) Perry Watts, DHL Supply Chain UK MD DHL Supply Chain is the majority chunk of the DHL empire in the UK, accounting for £3.8bn of its £4.5bn turnover in 2012 (the remainder being its Express and Mail businesses) and Watts is at the top of the tree.
CitySprint’s series of acquisitions over the past 18 months has seen its turnover top £100m for the first time, but the same-day courier is now targeting organic growth for 2013. Pre-tax profit rose 33.6% to £10.64m (2011: £7.9m) in the year to December 31 2012 as turnover increased 36.1% to £101.1m (2011: £74.3m). This is partly due to the fact that 2012 was the first full year in which the firm incorporated activities from the acquisition of Lewis Day in […]