Motor Transport Awards 2017
Awards

Motor Transport Awards 2017 winners revealed

July 5, 2017 Peter Steele

Wincanton were the big winners at the 32nd annual Motor Transport Awards last night, taking home Haulier of the Year against some stiff competition in the shape of Elddis Transport and Abbey Logistics – both of which were looking to take the biggest prize in transport for a second and third time respectively. As is now almost traditional at the MT Awards, DPD took home a handful of prizes; including awards for Innovation; Customer Care and Home Delivery Operator of […]

Interviews

A team effort for Scania boss Henriksson

July 5, 2017 Steve Hobson

Henrik Henriksson took over the top job as president and CEO of Scania in January 2016, succeeding Per Hallberg, who had been filling the role since April 2015 when Martin Lundstedt defected to head up rival Volvo. Aged just 45, Henriksson was previously head of sales and marketing, having joined Scania as a management trainee in 1997. “It is the first time in Scania’s history that we have a non-engineer as CEO,” he says. “It is a sign of the […]

Interviews

Blowing hot and cold on tyre retreads

July 5, 2017 Steve Hobson

As the world’s largest new tyre manufacturer, turning over $28bn (£22bn) a year, it might seem surprising that Bridgestone also has a significant retread operation. It purchased global cold cure retread franchise Bandag, largely for its huge US operation, and acquired UK hot cure specialist Bulldog in Bourne, Lincolnshire. The fortunes of truck tyre retreaders have waxed and waned in the past decade as a period of high prices and shortages of new tyres prior to 2011 has since been […]

Motor Transport Awards 2017
Awards

Live from the Motor Transport Awards 2017

July 5, 2017 Motor Transport

The Motor Transport Awards are the most prestigious event in the road transport calendar. All the names and faces of the freight industry are gathered at Park Lane’s Grosvenor House this evening, hoping to win one of the 20 coveted awards up for grabs. Follow the exciting night right here on Motortransport.co.uk, as we bring you all the highlights from this year’s event. Just hit ‘refresh’ in your browser to see the very latest updates. [View the story “Motor Transport […]