Another new category in the 2014 Motor Transport Awards will be Operational and Compliance Excellence, sponsored by tachograph and road transport legislation experts Tachodisc. The operations department of any transport operator – own account or third party – contains many of the key people who make the logistics world work. Often the unsung heroes of the business, they have to juggle the need for the business to make a profit, the demands of customers for high service levels and the […]
Malcolm Logistics was crowned Haulier of the Year in front of 1,600 of the industry’s finest at the 31st Motor Transport Awards.
Women in Logistics is urging the industry to put forward nominations for its second awards night, celebrating the achievements of women in transport.
Donald Burton was born in Draycott, Stoke-on-Trent, on October 10 1933, a birthday he shares with the opera composer Giuseppe Verdi. He was academically bright and passed his 11-plus before going to the local grammar school, Longton High, where he also excelled in sports and his passion for boxing resulted in an unbeaten record. His first job was in 1949 for Hassells, a coachbuilder in Portland Road, Stoke-on-Trent. Unknowingly he was working only 100 yards away from one of the […]