With the MT Awards almost a week in the past, your memories of the night may be even foggier than they were on Thursday morning. If you want to relive the night with the MT team, or indeed couldn’t make it and want to find out what you missed out on, tune into the latest episode of the Motor Transport Podcast, as Ashleigh, Chris and Emma put their sore heads to one side the day after the event. With a […]
DPD is the UK’s leading domestic parcels carrier, with 10 consecutive years of profit growth. It has more than doubled turnover since 2013 and 2019 was another successful year, with turnover up £72m to £1.38bn. Its 15,000-strong team delivers 263 million parcels a year from 65 depots for 7,500 customers, including ASOS, John Lewis, Selfridges and Next. Around 70% of its top 100 customers have been with it for five years or more, and a survey in January 2019 found […]
CM Downton walked away with the big prize of the night – the Haulier of the Year trophy – in front of a sell-out audience of 1,500 at last night’s Motor Transport Awards (13 June). Delighted directors of the family firm Andrew, Richard and John Downton, collected the trophy from co-host Sean Lock. The Moreton Valance, Gloucestershire-based firm has achieved the remarkable feat of boosting turnover and doubling operating profit since the credit crunch struck in 2008 – a performance […]
The shortlist for the FTA everywoman in Transport and Logistics awards has been announced ahead of next month’s ceremony.