APC Overnight will deliver the Motor Transport Awards entries to Leicester, for two days of judging this week. Representatives from the industry will judge the awards entries tomorrow (24 April) and Thursday at the Hilton in Leicester. You can book your table at the Motor Transport Awards now, by visiting the Motor Transport Awards website.
United Biscuits has taken delivery of 20 tri-axle longer semi-trailers from Cartwright. The own-account operator, known for brands such as KP Nuts, Jaffa Cakes and McVities, is running the 15.6m curtainsiders from its DC in Ashby de la Zouche, Leicestershire. The rear command-steer trailers are painted in six different liveries and have insulated load bearing curtains to protect their chocolate products. Rob Wright, United Biscuits UK and Ireland logistics controller, said: “We can now get 60 pallets on these longer […]
The DfT will offer longer semi-trailers on a first come, first served basis before next year, after admitting the current timescale for getting the trial’s 1,800 units onto the UK’s roads will not be met.
Wincanton were the big winners at the 32nd annual Motor Transport Awards last night, taking home Haulier of the Year against some stiff competition in the shape of Elddis Transport and Abbey Logistics – both of which were looking to take the biggest prize in transport for a second and third time respectively. As is now almost traditional at the MT Awards, DPD took home a handful of prizes; including awards for Innovation; Customer Care and Home Delivery Operator of […]