John Hayes, the minister for further education, skills and lifelong learning responsible for apprentice training, is expected to present the first Apprenticehsip of the Year award at the Motor Transport Awards on 13 June. This is a new category introduced to recognise and encourage appreantice training by road transport operators. This Award will be made in association with the National Skills Academy for Logistics to showcase some of the best examples of logistics apprentice training. Judges will be looking for […]
Road freight transport is the “lifeblood running through the veins of the British economy,” roads and freight minister Andrew Jones MP told MT this week.
The new government must support the industry in meeting clean air legislation and not villainise HGVs, according to the FTA’s election manifesto.
The 2013 MT Awards will be presented at the Grosvenor House in London on 3 July – and the road to the collecting one of the 18 iconic trophies starts in January when the entry forms go online. The categories for 2013 will be (new awards are in italics): Customer Care; Haulier of the Year; Fleet Van of the Year; Repair & Maintenance Workshop of the Year; Fleet Engineer of the Year; Training; Best Use of Technology; Fleet Driver of the Year; Fleet Truck of […]