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 […]
Stobart Group has said the integration of Autologic into its Eddie Stobart division has been “seamless” with all assets and key personnel retained. Autologic was bought by Stobart in August, after an initial bid – valuing the company at £12.4m – was made for the company in June. The acquisition adds £144.7m of annual turnover and £2.1m of pre-tax profit to Eddie Stobart’s £519.5m of turnover and £27.4m of pre-tax profit. New deputy chief executive at Stobart Group, and former […]
TNT Express’s Caroline Rose was named Woman of the Year at the 2016 FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards.
FTA and Everywoman have joined forces to create a year-round programme of activity that operators can adopt to help them attract, retain and develop female employees. Launched today (8 March) to coincide with International Women’s Day, the FTA Everywoman Accelerate Programme incorporates Everywoman’s range of services into three packages – Founder, Champion and Influencer. Each package includes access to the EverywomanNetwork – an online personal development tool – and the Everywoman Club, where senior level women can connect and share […]