Ray Ashworth had an illustrious career at DAF Trucks but it was his work to improve the industry’s image, promote career opportunities and develop apprenticeships that won over the judges. Ray Ashworth was with Leyland and then DAF Trucks for 48 years, the last eight as MD, until he hung up his spurs and retired in May 2017. While Ashworth undoubtedly had an illustrious career, that is not what wins the Service to Industry award. The judges were more impressed […]
The 2014 Motor Transport Awards will be open for entries in January 2014 and the categories have now been confirmed. Among the exciting new categories for 2014 are Operational and Compliance Excellence, Technical Excellence and Business Excellence – each designed to reflect the three most significant aspects of running a successful transport operation. A top ops department has to juggle the needs of the business to run profitably and legally compliant at all times, while the technical team has to keep the fleet safe, […]
Volvo Trucks has become the sponsor of the Haulier of the Year in the 2016 Motor Transport Awards. For the past 30 years, the Motor Transport Haulier of the Year has been the most sought-after accolade in the road transport industry.
Trailer rental specialist Hireco is entering the truck rental and contract hire sector, looking to specialise in vehicles providing maximum driver comfort and fuel-saving features for its customers.