Temperature controlled distribution remains one of the key elements of the UK road transport sector, with the chilled and frozen food market estimated at more than £15bn a year. Chilled and frozen distribution poses particular challenges to hauliers and own account operators, as transport and storage are key elements in a safe and legal supply chain. To recognise the importance of this key specialism within the road transport industry, MT has introduced Temperature Controlled Operator of the Year, sponsored by […]
Wincanton were the big winners at the 32nd annual Motor Transport Awards last night, taking home Haulier of the Year against some stiff competition in the shape of Elddis Transport and Abbey Logistics – both of which were looking to take the biggest prize in transport for a second and third time respectively. As is now almost traditional at the MT Awards, DPD took home a handful of prizes; including awards for Innovation; Customer Care and Home Delivery Operator of […]
Abbey Logistics Group has appointed Motor Transport Hall of Fame resident David Batty to lead its engineering department.
Transport managers are often the unsung heroes of any logistics operation, and to recognise their contribution Motor Transport is launching a new Transport Manager of the Year Award as part of the 2013 MT Awards. Juggling the needs of the business to make a profit, the demands of customers for high service levels and the absolute requirement to run legally at all times, transport managers are the people who make transport work. Senior TC Beverley Bell (pictured, centre, at the […]