Warwickshire-based MAK Couriers was named company of the year at Transport Exchange Group’s thirteenth annual Transport Awards. The group welcomed more than 300 industry professionals to the the ceremony, held last week at the St Johns Hotel, Solihull, where it recognised the achievements of its 3,500 member haulier and courier businesses. Other winners included Amrik Bains, who was named owner driver of the year, and eCity Couriers UK, which took home the new member of the year award. Simpex Express […]
The closing date for the 2015 FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards on the 2 February (at midnight) is upon us.
The 2012 Haulier of the Year, CM Downton, is a family-run firm based in Moreton Valence, Gloucestershire. Despite MD Andy Downton’s self-deprecatory comments about the family just being simple West Country folk, the company is highly respected for its professionalism and consistent strong performance. In an industry characterised by brutally low margins, where hauliers are often confronted with the unpalatable choice of buying unprofitable business or protecting profit at the expense of turnover, Downton has achieved the remarkable feat of […]
The Motor Transport Fleet Truck and Fleet Van of the Year are so highly valued because they are chosen by you, the operator. A jury of leading operators and journalists has drawn up a long list of eligible vehicles. To have your say on which of these are named Fleet Truck and Fleet Van 2012 VOTE NOW – and you could win £500! You can only vote for one van and one truck – so make it count. All entrants […]