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 shortlist for Apprenticeship of the Year, sponsored by Giti Tyre, at the 2018 Motor Transport Awards contains four exceptional apprenticeship programmes from Ford & Slater, Royal Mail Fleet, Ryder and Palletforce. The winner will be revealed at the Grosvenor House Hotel on the night of 4 July.
Boughey Distribution Based in Wardle, Cheshire, Boughey Distribution is part of the NWF Group. Established in 1964, the company employs 600 people and works with many of the UK’s major food industry brands to provide ambient storage and distribution services, together with a range of specialist services. From its 48-acre site, the company operates a fleet of 125 vehicles and 250 trailers and has 900,000sq ft of warehousing space. This year, Boughey is planning to increase its storage capacity from […]
In 2019 Bibby Distribution had its safest year on record as a result of the cultural shift that has instilled ‘safety first’. Bibby’s 2019 achievements included reducing accidents by a third and recording its lowest-ever number of lost-time and reportable incidents. While the target reduction was 10%, reportable incidents were actually reduced by 36% and lost-time accidents by 39%. A manual handling training course was completed by 70 trainers and incidents were down 10%. Slips, trips and falls have reduced […]