The deadline for entries for the 2018 Tip-ex and Tank-ex Awards is 30 March, so if you want to be recognised as the very best in your industry, get your entries in now. Submissions are being taken for: Tanker Operator of the Year (2017 winner Turners (Soham)) Tanker Safety Award (2017 winner, Wincanton) Tipper Haulier of the Year (2017 winner, O’Donovan Waste Disposal) Tipper Safety Award (2017 winner, Cemex UK) Tipper Livery of the Year – new for 2018! Show Innovation Award (2017 winner, Clearwheels) Image […]
Are you a member or manager of a high performing team working in road transport? If so you need to enter the new Team of the Year category of the Motor Transport Awards. Created to recognise the very best in team working, the Team of the Year award will go to the group of people who can show outstanding performance in 2011. Go to mtawards.co.uk for the full award criteria and download an entry form by the deadline of 16 […]
Retailer Asda has taken delivery of the last of 187 new trucks from Scania, comprising 120 for its retail distribution fleet, 55 for its primary distribution network and 12 for its petroleum distribution fleet.
By 2018 DPD’s 65-strong depot network was stretched to its limits following rapid growth over seven years. With volumes up around 10% a year, it was taking longer and longer to tip around 750,000 parcels every morning and sort them into 1.7m postcodes. The result was increasingly delayed deliveries. The problem lay within DPD’s automated system for allocating parcels to routes, which only allowed drivers to leave their depots once all inbound trailers had been tipped to ensure all parcels […]