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 […]
Will Shiers, editor of MT’s sister magazine Commercial Motor, has agreed to change his lifestyle and ignore his prejudices for one year, having reluctantly signed up for Transaid’s Cycle South Africa 2017.
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 […]
Transport charity Transaid is hunting for cyclists to join its fundraising 490km ride across Zambia next year.