Abbey Logistics Group has appointed Motor Transport Hall of Fame resident David Batty to lead its engineering department. Former chief operations engineer of supermarket Somerfield, Batty joins the company with more than 40 years of industry experience. He was awarded the Motor Transport Award for Service to Industry in 2007, and earlier this year was inducted into the Scania-sponsored Motor Transport Hall of Fame. At Abbey, Batty will be responsible for the company’s maintenance depots across the country, and manage […]
The liquidator for Seafield Logistics received unsecured claims of more than £7m.
Entries are now being invited for the 2017 Motor Transport Awards, with the winners to be revealed on 5 July at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. There are 20 awards categories to choose from – entry is free and companies can enter as many categories as they want, provided they meet the eligibility criteria. The deadline for entries is 3 March 2017. Anyone entering the awards is advised to read each entry form carefully, as the judging panel will be looking […]
In 1995, Abbey Logistics approached All Saints secondary school in Kirkby looking for talent to fill two management trainee vacancies. The young men it chose, Steve Granite and Paul Laverick, have grown up to become the current MD and commercial manager at the Merseyside company.