A new book telling the inside story of how TNT UK worked with newspaper publisher Rupert Murdoch to break the union stranglehold on Fleet Street has already been reprinted. ‘The man who never sleeps’ is the autobiography of Tom Bell OBE, then MD of TNT UK, who famously ran trucks across picket lines in the controversial and sometimes violent year-long Wapping dispute of the mid-1980s. Reviewing the book, Jonathan Northcroft of The Sunday Times, wrote: “I was most interested in the […]
Gnewt Cargo, the zero-emission final-mile delivery firm, has ordered an additional three Mercedes-Benz Vito E-CELL vans to work across central London on its TNT Express contract.
With more than 1,500 customers affected by the Olympic Route Network, Menzies Distribution faced a tough job getting newspapers delivered across London during the Games before the 6am curfew. During the past fortnight no one could have escaped Olympics fever as our national newspapers avidly reported every medal win, every Team GB commiseration, and everything in between. For sports journalists and editors on the national newspapers, the London 2012 Games would have been a pinnacle of their careers. They would […]
Throughout the year, Motortransport.co.uk has bought you the biggest news in the road transport industry. Here we bring you the top 10 most read stories of 2012: 10. Stobart Group in for Autologic with £12.4m cash offer June saw Stobart make its offer for the car transporter firm, which valued Autologic at £12.4m. The deal made Stobart the largest car transporter haulier in the UK. 9. Hermes opens Coventry and Carlisle depots 2012 was a year of expansion for Hermes […]