The shortlist for the 2016 Motor Transport Awards has been published, with Browns Distribution Services, Malcolm Logistics, Pentalver and WH Barley in the running for Haulier of the Year. The finalists were decided by more than 70 industry expert judges during two days of debate at the Hilton Leicester Hotel last month. Winners will be announced at the award ceremony on 6 July at Grosvenor House, London. Visit the Motor Transport Awards website to book your place at this year’s event. Motor Transport […]
Thanks to the generosity of the 1,600 guests at the Motor Transport Awards held on 6 July – and some superb prizes donated by sponsors – international road safety charity Transaid raised over £17,000 to support its work saving lives in Africa.
A harsh economic climate, growing costs and rising customer resistance to rates increases all left Gloucestershire-based haulier CM Downton struggling to raise its profit level significantly, despite a 13.8% increase in turnover in the year to the end of June 2012.