The deadline for entries to the 2017 Motor Transport Awards has been extended to 17 March. 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. Anyone entering the awards is advised to read each entry form carefully, as the judging panel will be looking for entries that specifically address the criteria set out for that category. The awards will again be judged […]
Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Alun Griffiths (Contractors) designed a unique utility vehicle (above) to overcome health and safety challenges for employees, alongside boosting load capacity and reducing emissions. To build the new vehicle, which was to be used on the firm’s Welsh Water Utility Repair and Maintenance Framework, Alun Griffiths engaged with dealership Day’s Motor Group, body conversion specialist Britt-tip and its own workforce. The new vehicle is based on an IVECO Daily 7.2-tonne Euro-6 tipper, with lighter cab, increased payload […]
Royal Mail scooped the Company of the Year accolade at the Women in Logistics (WIL) UK awards last Friday (20 September) in Solihull.
Welcome to the first edition of Motor Transport’s Power Players – the list of the 20 people who we believe have the most influence and exert the most control over the road transport industry. This list is by no means objective, but we’ve debated the merits of those on the list. You will find operators, clients, industry stakeholders and a few off-the-wall choices. Some are there because they exerted power in 2012, while others appear because we expect them to […]