Felixstowe-based Maritime Transport has won the Haulier of the Year award at Tesco’s recent Primary Distribution supplier conference. The haulier was recognised as the supermarket giant’s primary grocery and general merchandise haulier of the year after being nominated by primary distribution managers. The award was presented by John Clark, Tesco primary operations manager, for ‘exceptional commitment’, ‘enthusiasm shown’ and ‘high levels of service performance’ in delivering internationally-sourced general merchandise products from port to Tesco’s national DCs and domestic loads to […]
The combination of a full-year of contributions from Roadways Container Logistics (RCL), and “significant progress” in its distribution business saw turnover hit nearly £200m and pre-tax profit rise 75% at Maritime Transport.
Tesco fleet engineer Caroline Milnes might have had little truck experience, but she and her team are obviously doing something right.
4) Steve Strachota, Tesco’s UK and Ireland distribution director Strachota hit the mainstream media headlines, and the front page of Motor Transport, in the summer when he posted a tweet that appeared to celebrate the closure of five depots and opening of three new ones, adding: “Awesome teamwork, courageous leadership, a bit of luck”.