Motortransport.co.uk brings you in-depth interviews with the movers and shakers of the road transport industry in the UK. Learn from the best and the brightest to get ahead.
From entrepreneurs to chief executives of the most influential hauliers; operators and 3PLs in logistics – including Eddie Stobart; Yodel; DHL and Wincanton.
John Harvey recalls Tibbett & Britten’s (T&B) time in the car industry as a “great adventure”; he does not regret moving into the sector, but wishes T&B had exited sooner as he tells Justin Stanton. Ultimately, the Ford contract forced Harvey to announce T&B’s first profit warning just two days after announcing the annual results in 1995, where the outlook had been bright. “The analysts asked: ‘how deep’s the hole?’ and I said: ‘I have no idea.’ That spooked everybody. Again […]