United Biscuits is on the hunt for subcontractors to carry its products, according to head of distribution Rob Wright. Wright told Motortransport.co.uk the company looks for new subcontractors to join its team of approximately 70 small to medium-sized businesses every year. “What tends to happen with small to medium-sized family businesses is that they might have changes in their business, so occasionally a haulier will leave us because of volumes elsewhere,” he said. “So every year we look to see […]
All 68 drivers at United Biscuits have now successfully completed their final 7.5 hours of Driver CPC training. Bill Hooton, national transport controller at United Biscuits, says he is “delighted and proud” that all drivers have completed their CPCs. “We are committed to ongoing annual training and recognise the benefits, as it helps focus and maintain high standards in safety and operation performance,” he explains. “Our training gets great feedback from the drivers and they help contribute to the training […]
Biscuit and cake manufacturer United Biscuits has estimated it will save 450,000 truck miles and reduce carbon emissions by 618 tonnes a year after extending the number of longer semi-trailers it runs from 20 to 62.