The shortlist for the FTA everywoman in Transport and Logistics awards has been announced ahead of next month’s ceremony. Now in its ninth year (last year’s winners are pictured above), the event celebrates the achievements of women from across the transport industry. The shortlist of 22 finalists includes representatives from leading haulage companies such as Wincanton, XPO Logistics and TNT UK. David Wells, chief executive of the event’s title partner FTA, said: “Women are essential in every aspect of the […]
The eighth FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards programme are open for nominations, seeking out the industry’s role models and rising stars. Recognised as the backbone of the economy and providing flow of goods on which all other commercial businesses depend, the transport and logistics industry has been transformed by technology and its complexity as an industry has led to a level playing field with a variety of career options and enticing rewards. These awards aim to showcase the […]
Government plans requiring UK employers to conduct immediate “right to work” checks on all EU staff in the event of a no-deal Brexit are unworkable and could spell catastrophe for the logistics supply chain, according to the FTA.
Keystone Distribution/McDonald’s Keystone Distribution manages the supply chain for McDonald’s 1,172 UK restaurants. It has DCs in Hemel Hempstead, Basingstoke and Heywood, and runs 140 vehicles on the contract, which make in excess of 200,000 store deliveries each year. Since 2008, Keystone has collected, initially through a third party, used oil from the restaurants for conversion to bio-diesel. Since that time a cumulative total of 6.6 million litres of biodiesel has been produced. However, the company has now implemented a […]