The Motor Transport Awards 2014 was a roaring success, not only with 1,600 people turning up to the Grosvenor House hotel on Park Lane on Wednesday 2 July, but for the winners of 20 awards in 19 categories. Both Abbey Logistics and DPD were big winners on the night, with the former picking up its second Haulier of the Year Award (after it won the big prize in 2010) and the inaugural Business Excellence Award, while the latter won the […]
DPD will create up to 700 new jobs in response to rapid growth in weekend deliveries, the firm has said.
The tyres of HGVs that are being parked up due to COVID-19 should be inspected to prepare them for extended parking, according to Michelin. After a survey from the RHA revealed that around 240,000 vehicles are now laid up for the immediate future, Michelin engineers warned that tyres are not designed to carry the weight of a parked truck or trailer indefinitely. Rob Blurton, senior technical field engineer, advised operators to inspect all tyres for visible damage and abnormal wear […]