Judgement Day has taken place and the shortlist of finalists in the 2017 Motor Transport Awards will be announced in print and online on April 24. More than 50 independent senior figures gathered for an intense two day judging session where the entries were subject to thorough scrutiny before the best were selected for the shortlist. The winners will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony to be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s West End on July […]
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.
APC Overnight APC Overnight claims to operate the largest next day parcel network in the UK, with more than 120 regional depots supported by two central processing hubs. The Essington, Wolverhampton company is a cooperative with shareholding members made up from the courier companies. APC says that its cooperative approach enables it to set industry standards in customer care. The judges were impressed that APC presented independent research carried out by the Triangle Consultancy which had investigated customer loyalty among 14 […]
John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has committed to a carbon-zero commercial vehicle fleet by 2045. To deliver reductions in CO2 emissions in the interim, it is working towards moving away from fossil fuels and aims to make the entire fleet fossil fuel-free by the early 2030s. The fleet currently includes 600 heavy trucks, 750 refrigerated trailers, 1,750 home delivery vans and light trucks, and 20 farm vehicles. JLP began trials of two Waitrose-branded, biomethane-fuelled Scania 4×2 tractors in 2016, followed by […]