In 1995, Abbey Logistics approached All Saints secondary school in Kirkby looking for talent to fill two management trainee vacancies. The young men it chose, Steve Granite and Paul Laverick, have grown up to become the current MD and commercial manager at the Merseyside company. The structured training, which provided an all-round understanding of the Abbey operation, allowed Granite to progress from trainee accountant to his current role, while Laverick developed his business skills over the years. Since then, several […]
Bibby Distribution has launched a 12-month apprenticeship scheme to attract school leavers into the logistics sector.
Abbey Logistics has hired the former MD of Suttons Group ahead of the start of its major new contract with British Sugar.
The bosses of Abbey Logistics Group and Suckling Transport are disappointed that their efforts to promote the industry with a Love Logistics livery on their vehicles haven’t been embraced by other operators. Six months after the Love Logistics liveries were introduced, inspired by former Labour spin-doctor Alastair Campbell’s suggestion at an MT Directors’ Club meeting that trucks were the perfect moving billboards to promote the industry, no other operators have followed suit. James Hookham, MD of policy and communications at […]