MT Haulier of the Year 2014 Abbey Logistics Group has unveiled what it says is the safest powder tanker on the market. Built by Feldbinder to Abbey’s specifications, it features a full-scope reversing camera designed for low light usage; ultrasonic reversing sensors linked to an automatic braking system that kicks in around a metre away from any obstruction; and in-cab audio-visual proximity warnings for drivers. The new design also incorporates a ladder angled at 45 degrees for access to the […]
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has thrown its weight behind the recent EU vote to allow truck manufacturers to exceed current maximum weight and dimensions limits. IOSH described the vote in favour as “a major step in the right direction to reduce deaths and major injuries on the road”.
At the Motor Transport Awards we will be holding a very unusual auction in support of our industry charity Transaid. Instead of winning holidays or the latest gadgets, guests will be able to bid on three very well-known interns who will come and work for your company for a day. These are not your usual young and green interns – they are all industry superstars who you can use in any way you see fit from washing trucks to a day’s […]
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 […]