Malcolm Logistics was crowned Haulier of the Year in front of 1,600 of the industry’s finest at the 31st Motor Transport Awards. The evening’s festivities, which welcomed back TV and radio personality Jonathan Ross as host, also saw Hermes, Samworth Brothers Supply Chain and DPD UK ‘make their mark’ by scooping awards. Hermes’s peak time delivery planning team was named team of the year, while DPD picked up awards for Customer Care, Training and Business Excellence. Samworth Brothers claimed the […]
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 […]
At the Motor Transport Awards we will be holding a very unusual auction in support of our industry charity Transaid. Instead of winning holidays or the latest gadgets, guests will be able to bid on three very well-known interns who will come and work for your company for a day. These are not your usual young and green interns – they are all industry superstars who you can use in any way you see fit from washing trucks to a day’s […]
Ray Ashworth had an illustrious career at DAF Trucks but it was his work to improve the industry’s image, promote career opportunities and develop apprenticeships that won over the judges.