A team of six cyclists, including Abbey Logistics MD Steve Granite and Abbey drivers John Thomas and Vinny Jones, has completed a gruelling 500 mile ride through five countries in five days from Dusseldorf to Manchester. The riders encountered bad weather, punctures and some big hills, but made it through to raise £5,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. To learn more and donate go to www.justgiving.com/5countrybikeride
Tarmac regional distribution model goes live with Eddie Stobart, Abbey Logistics and Pollocks [Scotrans] in the mix
Eddie Stobart has spoken of its delight in being involved in the start of a new five-year distribution model with Tarmac, which has commenced this month.
Abbey Logistics made it a double whammy at last night’s MT Awards, picking up Haulier of the Year and Business Excellence Awards – also joining an exclusive club of just three other firms who have won Haulier of the Year twice. Innovations included the development of a twin-cargo trailer, capable of carrying liquid and palletised goods, and encouraging young people into the industry via their MD’s Think Logistics initiative. The judges said: “This company has a clear vision and knows […]
Steve Granite, the chief executive of Abbey Logistics Group, has led a management buyout of the business for an undisclosed sum.