Scania (Great Britain) has ended its hunt to replace MD Martin Hay, who announced his early retirement in February this year. James Armstrong, who is currently MD of Scania’s central European region, will take over from Hay on 1 July this year. Armstrong who is currently based in Prague, oversees Scania’s operations in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. His previous post was as MD for Scania in South East Asia, where he was based in Kuala Lumpar. Prior to […]
DPD has secured planning permission for a new distribution centre at Symmetry Park, Bicester.
Glasgow haulier John G Russell (Transport) has warned the distribution sector of a “difficult” 12 months ahead as costs keep rising while rates and profit margins continue to stagnate. Alan Poulton, chief executive, logistics at the group, told MT the firm was finding it increasingly difficult to squeeze further efficiencies out of its operation and said that, in terms of rates: “We are not getting, and have not got for some time now, an increase that reflects the quality and […]