Refrigerated rental company Petit Forestier has spent £20m upgrading its short-term hire fleet. The company, which received the Motor Transport Apprenticeship of the Year award last year, plans to make a similar sized fleet investment in 2016. The new vehicles bring Petit Forestier’s short term hire fleet to 1,200, and pushes the size of its total UK and Ireland fleet to more than 5,000 vehicles, distributed across 16 depots. Pat Skelly, MD Petit Forestier UK, said: “By understanding our customers’ […]
Abbey Logistics A host of improvements at Abbey Logistics, including a 58% reduction in ‘at fault’ RTAs and a drop of more than a fifth in vehicle damage, have followed significant investment in its driver training team. At the beginning of the process, the company decided to focus on several core objectives: to be the best in class for driver skill, quality and behaviour; to increase driver retention; to reduce incidents; and to establish tailored training for individual drivers. The […]
Royal Mail scooped the Company of the Year accolade at the Women in Logistics (WIL) UK awards last Friday (20 September) in Solihull.
Netherlands-based Agro Merchants Group has bought Motor Transport Award winner Grocontinental for an undisclosed sum.