Temperature controlled distribution remains one of the key elements of the UK road transport sector, with the chilled and frozen food market estimated at more than £15bn a year. Chilled and frozen distribution poses particular challenges to hauliers and own account operators, as transport and storage are key elements in a safe and legal supply chain. To recognise the importance of this key specialism within the road transport industry, MT has introduced Temperature Controlled Operator of the Year, sponsored by […]
The deadline for entries to the 2017 Motor Transport Awards has been extended to 17 March. There are 20 awards categories to choose from – entry is free and companies can enter as many categories as they want, provided they meet the eligibility criteria. Anyone entering the awards is advised to read each entry form carefully, as the judging panel will be looking for entries that specifically address the criteria set out for that category. The awards will again be judged […]
Commercial vehicle contract hire and rental specialist Burnt Tree has been bought by car and van rental firm Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
Netherlands-based Agro Merchants Group has bought Motor Transport Award winner Grocontinental for an undisclosed sum.