Women in Logistics is urging the industry to put forward nominations for its second awards night, celebrating the achievements of women in transport. The organisation will hold its second charity ball and awards night in September with funds being raised for Transaid, which supports transport in developing countries. Nominations are now being sought for the following categories: Woman of the Year – sponsored by Search Consultancy Young Woman of the Year (under 30) – sponsored by Manpower Company of the […]
Comic Relief – which this year raised over £100m from its flagship event Red Nose Day – is backing Transaid with £1m of support over the next five years.
Her Royal Highhness Princess Anne will speak at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference, in her capacity as patron of transport charity Transaid.
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 […]