Elddis Transport has won the coveted Haulier of the Year title at this year’s Motor Transport Awards, which took place tonight (3 July) at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. The Consett-based firm, which is headed by MD Nigel Cook, was one of 18 winners at the sold-out event that celebrates the very best of the road transport industry each year. Entertainment on the night, to an audience of more than 1,600, was provided by the Rainer Hersch orchestra and […]
The Motor Transport Awards 2016 highlights video and winners interviews are now available to watch on YouTube.
By 2018 DPD’s 65-strong depot network was stretched to its limits following rapid growth over seven years. With volumes up around 10% a year, it was taking longer and longer to tip around 750,000 parcels every morning and sort them into 1.7m postcodes. The result was increasingly delayed deliveries. The problem lay within DPD’s automated system for allocating parcels to routes, which only allowed drivers to leave their depots once all inbound trailers had been tipped to ensure all parcels […]
Royal Mail and Whirlpool UK Appliances each picked up two awards at the 2018 Motor Transport Awards at a glittering ceremony hosted by Jimmy Carr and Rachel Riley in London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. They weren’t the only winners, with Stephen Sanderson Transport taking home Haulier of the Year; the MAN TGX winning Fleet Truck of the Year and Turners (Soham) managing director Paul Day wining the Service to Industry Award. Some 21 awards were given out on the night, across […]