Obituary: Parcel delivery entrepreneur and former CityLink chief Bob Thomas dies


Bob Thomas, former CityLink MD, logistics pioneer and entrepreneur has died at the age of 83. Thomas began his career at United Carriers, which he joined as a 16-year-old school leaver. A year later in 1956, he joined Lep Transport, a firm of international freight forwarders, where he worked in their Scandinavian, Far East and North American export division.

His career progressed rapidly, and in 1965, at the age of 26, he led a management buy-out and assumed the role [...]

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