APC Overnight APC Overnight claims to operate the largest next day parcel network in the UK, with more than 120 regional depots supported by two central processing hubs. The Essington, Wolverhampton company is a cooperative with shareholding members made up from the courier companies. APC says that its cooperative approach enables it to set industry standards in customer care. The judges were impressed that APC presented independent research carried out by the Triangle Consultancy which had investigated customer loyalty among 14 […]
The DfT’s new transport minister, Andrew Jones MP has said that the industry “has some catching up to do” as the number of women working in road transport is “tiny” compared to the number of men.
The deadline for entries for the 2018 Tip-ex and Tank-ex Awards is 30 March, so if you want to be recognised as the very best in your industry, get your entries in now.
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 […]