DPD Group were the big winners at the 2015 Motor Transport Awards, taking home a staggering and unprecedented five awards. The parcels firm collected awards in the following categories: Business Excellence; Best Use of Technology; Customer Care; Technical Excellence and Home Delivery Operator of the Year. Potter Logistics, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, won the much coveted Haulier of the Year – sponsored by MAN – while former FTA chief executive Theo de Pencier was picked unanimously […]
Finding and retaining the right skills is a longstanding problem in logistics but XPO Logistics UK has made great progress in targeting 16 to 24 year-olds and providing them with the training and support they need to develop professionally and provide a measurable return for the company With a target to fill 60% of all vacancies from within the business, XPO has used its training schemes to strengthen its talent pool. The company’s apprenticeship levy contribution is close to £3m […]
DPD UK, Pladis UK and Pall-Ex are all shortlisted for the Customer Care Award at the 2018 Motor Transport Awards. Taking place on 4 July, the winners will be announced at a glittering evening at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane in London.
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 […]