Dawsongroup has appointed the daughter of chairman Peter Dawson to the group’s main board, after eight years managing the firm’s property portfolio. Freya Dawson has become group property director and said the appointment was certainly not because of her family connections. She said: “When your surname is Dawson, people understandably expect you to have an easier time in the business. I can tell you the reverse is true! I have been fabulously supported by people at every level in the […]
Container giant Maritime is confident that continuous investment during the recession has positioned the business for strong organic growth now the market is showing signs of recovery. Speaking to MT following its acquisition of Roadways Container Logistics last month, MD John Williams said while the deal wasn’t about gaining market share – as Maritime was already the largest UK container transport operator before the purchase – it would provide greater economies of scale, flexibility and capability for the business as […]
Dawsonrentals has seen a surge in operator interest in Euro-6 during the past 12 months, with over 30% of its truck fleet now Euro-6.