The Motor Transport Awards are now open for entries – and for 2013 we have introduced a couple of new categories and brought back an old favourite to keep the awards bang up to date. This year we have introduced Repair & Maintenance Workshop of the Year, an award for the best vehicle maintenance unit – inhouse or third party – in the industry. This award is to recognise the vital importance of proper maintenance to the safe, efficient and […]
This year’s winner of the Haulier of the Year award was Wincanton, the UK’s largest logistics operator, which has seen a remarkable turnaround in performance after a difficult few years.
At the Motor Transport Awards we will be holding a very unusual auction in support of our industry charity Transaid. Instead of winning holidays or the latest gadgets, guests will be able to bid on three very well-known interns who will come and work for your company for a day. These are not your usual young and green interns – they are all industry superstars who you can use in any way you see fit from washing trucks to a day’s […]
A harsh economic climate, growing costs and rising customer resistance to rates increases all left Gloucestershire-based haulier CM Downton struggling to raise its profit level significantly, despite a 13.8% increase in turnover in the year to the end of June 2012.