Throughout 2013 the Motortransport.co.uk editorial team has worked hard to bring its loyal readers the very best breaking news in the industry. So, if you will forgive just one indulgence, here are our highlights of the year. Christopher Walton, Group News Editor: The MT Awards can be loud, noisy and a whirlwind of activity. But I was privileged enough to spend a good chunk of the evening chatting with an industry legend: John Harvey. Now at private equity firm […]
The biggest night of the road transport year, the Motor Transport Awards, is less than a week away, and the last few tables are selling fast. Everyone who is anyone in road transport will be at the Awards, which will see 20 iconic trophies handed to the best companies in road transport as well as top class entertainment and fine dining in the Grosvenor House Hotel on 5 July. Last year over 1,500 guests reading like a who’s who of […]
This year’s winner of the Haulier of the Year award was Wincanton, the UK’s largest logistics operator, which has seen a remarkable turnaround in performance after a difficult few years.
The first Euro-6 Iveco Eurocargo middleweight trucks will appear on UK roads in the next month or so. No matter what their load, they will also be carrying a good deal of responsibility for Iveco’s fortunes. Eurocargo accounts for over half of all the trucks (6-tonne GVW or more) Iveco sells in the UK, so the model is central to the brand’s success here.