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 official video from the Motor Transport Awards 2017 has landed. Join host Gabby Logan and relive the highs of the biggest night in the road transport calendar, which took plac on 5 July at the glamorous Grosvenor House on Park Lane. Twenty awards were given out to the cream of the road transport crop, while comedian John Bishop had the audience in stitches, and guests danced the night away after another fantastic event. Official Motor Transport Awards broadcast sponsored […]
Ryder has appointed Nick Allera as it head of area sales.
A harsh economic climate, growing costs and rising customer resistance to rates increases all left Gloucestershire-based haulier CM Downton struggling to raise its profit level significantly, despite a 13.8% increase in turnover in the year to the end of June 2012.