The Team of the Year Award (sponsored by Hiab) shortlist Arrow XL; DPD UK; Hermes; Pall-ex (winners in 2017); TfL and Wincanton all in the running at the Motor Transport Awards 2018, which takes place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on 4 July. Team of the Year (sponsored by Hiab) Arrow XL At 8.30am on Thursday 20 April 2017, a catastrophic fire broke out at the Arrow XL site in Worcester. Within two hours the 220,000ft2 facility was burned to […]
Almost half the apprentices entering the logistics industry are over the age of 25, figures from research and marketing agency Firedog – the company led by former Skills for Logistics MD Ross Moloney – have revealed.
DPD DPD’s morning delivery operation had become a victim of the company’s own success. With volumes rising 10% a year, by 2018, DPD’s 65 depots were stretched to their limits with deliveries increasingly delayed. Something had to change. DPD’s solution was to use handpicked staff, including experienced DPD drivers, to develop a new route optimisation system. Using Quantum, DPD’s 7,000 drivers now hit the road 45 minutes earlier than before and are routed more efficiently to delivery addresses. Improvements include […]
If you’re anything like us, you’ll be champing at the bit to be surrounded by people you don’t live with and fortunately, we have a bumper programme of Covid-safe events planned throughout 2021 ensuring you can re-introduce socialising and networking into your schedule.