Abbey Logistics made it a double whammy at last night’s MT Awards, picking up Haulier of the Year and Business Excellence Awards – also joining an exclusive club of just three other firms who have won Haulier of the Year twice. Innovations included the development of a twin-cargo trailer, capable of carrying liquid and palletised goods, and encouraging young people into the industry via their MD’s Think Logistics initiative. The judges said: “This company has a clear vision and knows […]
John Hayes, the minister for further education, skills and lifelong learning responsible for apprentice training, is expected to present the first Apprenticehsip of the Year award at the Motor Transport Awards on 13 June. This is a new category introduced to recognise and encourage appreantice training by road transport operators. This Award will be made in association with the National Skills Academy for Logistics to showcase some of the best examples of logistics apprentice training. Judges will be looking for […]
Motor Transport TV, sponsored by the RHA, is proud to bring you interviews with the winners of the 2018 Motor Transport Awards – as soon as they got off the stage. The first winner on the night was Bradford-based Expect Distribution, winner of Safety in Operation. Watch the video to see them being interviewed by Rachel Riley. Safety in Operation, sponsored by Zenith HGV & Specialist Vehicles Winner: Expect Distribution
DPD is to give its self-employed workers new rights including sick pay, annual leave and a pension as part of a new driver code, which comes after the death of a self-employed driver earlier this year.