Gist has won a new contract with Arla Foods UK to store and distribute milk in the north of England and Scotland. The operator will handle product from Arla’s Lockerbie dairy, providing warehousing for packaged milk from the site. It will also make daily deliveries of milk to retailers across Scotland and the North. Gist said it will integrate this service with movements for other clients, which will boost the efficiency of the transport operation. Arla Foods UK general manager […]
Marks & Spencer shaved 8.3% off its distribution costs last year.
Which companies have won the most Motor Transport Awards? Well, just three companies have got into double figures. Read on to find out… TNT TNT, in all its forms, has won 32 MT trophies, including a record six victories in the Customer Care category and a record seven in the Training category. It has won in 12 different categories, starting with Marketing Campaign of the Year in 1986 and culminating in Training in 2011. For all its success, TNT only […]
With an improving economy and subsequent pressure for operators to improve pay, it’s been a year of hard negotiation for many, and in some cases road transport businesses and even the DVSA have had to contend with industrial action including strikes. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at a year of disputes.