Almost half the apprentices entering the logistics industry are over the age of 25, figures from research and marketing agency Firedog – the company led by former Skills for Logistics MD Ross Moloney – have revealed. In the academic year 2013/14, said Firedog, 49% of apprentices entering the industry were over 25, with 33% aged 19 to 24 and 18% between 16 and 18 years old. However, the number of over-25s has fallen since 2012/13, when 62% of apprentice starters […]
The 2018 Motor Transport Awards took place on 4 July and Royal Mail and Whirlpool UK Appliances each picked up two awards at a ceremony hosted by Jimmy Carr and Rachel Riley in London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. They weren’t the only winners, with Stephen Sanderson Transport taking home Haulier of the Year; the MAN TGX winning Fleet Truck of the Year, and Turners (Soham) MD Paul Day wining the Service to Industry Award. Anne Preston, director of Prestons of Potto […]
Scottish hauliers are up in arms about the “horrendous” extra costs they face because of the HGV ban on the Forth Road Bridge, which has been extended until the end of February.
Bibby Distribution has been providing logistics and supply chain services for over 30 years and its fleet reached unprecedented levels of efficiency, reliability and safety in 2019. The company operates from 50 UK locations, employing 1,400 staff in sectors including consumer, paper and packaging, industrial and food & drink. Despite its fleet travelling 90m km last year, it still managed to reduce its CO2 emissions by 5%. In fact it has reduced its net carbon emissions by 10% in just […]