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Road transport has vital role to play in fight against terrorism

August 24, 2017 Motor Transport

All of us can, and must, play a part in the 
fight against terrorism. Even before last year’s devastating attacks in Nice and Berlin, police had been working with the commercial vehicle sector to issue advice on how to reduce the risk of terrorists 
and organised crime gangs using vehicles as part of 
their attacks. Recent atrocities in Barcelona and before that London proved that this work is crucial and more difficult than ever, and the industry has a vested […]


Watch the Motor Transport Awards 2017 video highlights

July 11, 2017 Motor Transport

The official video from the Motor Transport Awards 2017 has landed. Join host Gabby Logan and relive the highs of the biggest night in the road transport calendar, which took plac on 5 July at the glamorous Grosvenor House on Park Lane. Twenty awards were given out to the cream of the road transport crop, while comedian John Bishop had the audience in stitches, and guests danced the night away after another fantastic event. Official Motor Transport Awards broadcast sponsored […]

Motor Transport Awards 2017

Live from the Motor Transport Awards 2017

July 5, 2017 Motor Transport

The Motor Transport Awards are the most prestigious event in the road transport calendar. All the names and faces of the freight industry are gathered at Park Lane’s Grosvenor House this evening, hoping to win one of the 20 coveted awards up for grabs. Follow the exciting night right here on, as we bring you all the highlights from this year’s event. Just hit ‘refresh’ in your browser to see the very latest updates. [View the story “Motor Transport […]

Industry News

Jim Scanlan, co-founder of The Pallet Network and Hazchem Network, has died aged 59

April 12, 2017 Motor Transport

Many in the logistics industry were shocked to hear of the unexpected passing of Jim Scanlan, aged 59, on Monday 
10 April, writes Ali Karim, MD of the Hazchem Network. Co-founder of The Pallet Network (TPN), Jim’s passion was always transport, from his time at United Transport, pallet network Fortec and as an agency driver. My memories of Jim (pictured right with myself) are of the time we spent co-founding Hazchem Network, with HW Coates, Deltion Software, a consortium 
of […]

Operator News

SPONSORED: ‘We Are Europa’ – video celebrates passion for logistics

March 23, 2017 Motor Transport

Leading independent logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group has launched an innovative video to showcase the real people behind the on-going successes of the business as they tell the story of four years of challenge, courage and ambition. The video is filmed at Europa’s site in Dartford, a £30m facility which is the UK’s largest European groupage hub. The narrative is about the last four years, since MD Andrew Baxter acquired the business in 2013 and set about a bold front-end […]