Warwickshire-based MAK Couriers was named company of the year at Transport Exchange Group’s thirteenth annual Transport Awards. The group welcomed more than 300 industry professionals to the the ceremony, held last week at the St Johns Hotel, Solihull, where it recognised the achievements of its 3,500 member haulier and courier businesses. Other winners included Amrik Bains, who was named owner driver of the year, and eCity Couriers UK, which took home the new member of the year award. Simpex Express […]
West Bromwich-based Sheldon Clayton Group has acquired the Wednesbury, West Midlands operation of Manchester warehousing and transport firm CFT Services for an undisclosed sum. The move will see all 30 staff at CFT’s Wednesbury operation move to Sheldon Clayton’s 12-acre, West Bromwich site. Sheldon Clayton group MD Stephen Pollock said the acquisition would add over £3m to the group’s turnover, which has risen from £5m four years ago to £20m now, including the CFT operation. Sheldon Clayton, which has 240,000ft² […]
The Iveco Daily, Fiat Ducato, Nissan NV200, Peugeot Partner and Vauxhall Vivaro are all in the running for Fleet Van of the Year, sponsored by Close Brothers Vehicle Hire, at the 2018 Motor Transport Awards. The winner will be announced on 4 July at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Lodnon
The FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards has had a birthday makeover for its 10th anniversary, with a list of brand new categories for next year’s event.