Maritime Transport has signed the Corporate Covenant, the document businesses use to pledge support to the armed forces. Maritime MD John Williams signed to offer service leavers employment where possible, at its Felixstowe head office. The operator employs military leavers across the UK. Williams said: “As a business we are benefitting from the skill and strong work ethic our service leavers are bringing to the workplace. “They learn the role fast in an environment where you need to think on […]
The popular Engineer in Court mock trial by jury returns at Derby University on 27 June, with the centrepiece ‘trial’ this year trying a case of corporate manslaughter following an insecure load falling from a vehicle. Society of Operations Engineers chief executive Nick Jones will this year don the judges’ wig and gown to oversee proceedings and a line up of top barristers including Michael Ponsonby, James Godden and a team from Backhouse Jones will cross examine witnesses. The court […]
The Fortec Pallet Distribution Network has made two key appointments as it looks to enhance its corporate business and image.
Container giant Maritime is confident that continuous investment during the recession has positioned the business for strong organic growth now the market is showing signs of recovery. Speaking to MT following its acquisition of Roadways Container Logistics last month, MD John Williams said while the deal wasn’t about gaining market share – as Maritime was already the largest UK container transport operator before the purchase – it would provide greater economies of scale, flexibility and capability for the business as […]