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. An auction by the energetic Addison Gelpey raised an amazing £12,500 as guests outbid each other for three money-can’t-buy prizes: A trip to watch the Monaco Grand Prix 2017 from a private luxury yacht, sponsored by Bandvulc Group; a visit […]
After two tough days of judging some superb entries, the shortlist for the 2015 Motor Transport Awards has been announced. DPD once again leads the pack, being shortlisted for four awards, while Cemex is up for two. The pallet networks are well represented, with Pall-Ex shortlisted in four categories, and Palletline, Palletways (UK) and Pallet-Track making one appearance each. The Apprenticeship category sees manufacturers, dealers and operators go head to head, with Cartwright, Cemex UK, Nagel Langdons, Norbert Dentressangle and […]
With the addition of Nelson Distribution and Steve Porter Transport to the Knights of Old portfolio, the larger brand was becoming increasingly diluted. Combining the three fleets meant more than 60 trailer-tractor livery combinations were possible.
MT Awards 2020: DPD used technology to make the most of existing resources and take the Best Use of Technology Award
By 2018, DPD’s 65-strong depot network was stretched to its limits following rapid growth over the previous seven years.