The 2018 Motor Transport Awards takes place next week, and sees four businesses shortlisted for the Low Carbon Award, sponsored by Fraikin. The winner will be announced at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Wednesday 4 July, in front of an audience of 1,500 people. Low Carbon Award, sponsored by Fraikin Eddie Stobart Logistics Eddie Stobart Logistics presented our judging panel with its holistic approach to improving the efficiency of its fleet and, in doing so, reducing its carbon footprint. This […]
United Biscuits has taken delivery of 20 tri-axle longer semi-trailers from Cartwright. The own-account operator, known for brands such as KP Nuts, Jaffa Cakes and McVities, is running the 15.6m curtainsiders from its DC in Ashby de la Zouche, Leicestershire. The rear command-steer trailers are painted in six different liveries and have insulated load bearing curtains to protect their chocolate products. Rob Wright, United Biscuits UK and Ireland logistics controller, said: “We can now get 60 pallets on these longer […]
Royal Mail and Whirlpool UK Appliances each picked up two awards at the 2018 Motor Transport Awards at a glittering ceremony hosted by Jimmy Carr and Rachel Riley in London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. They weren’t the only winners, with Stephen Sanderson Transport taking home Haulier of the Year; the MAN TGX winning Fleet Truck of the Year and Turners (Soham) managing director Paul Day wining the Service to Industry Award. Some 21 awards were given out on the night, across […]
DPD was once again a multiple winner at the 2019 Motor Transport Awards, picking up two more awards to add to the 27 it had already won. Read on to see who received the trophies from host Omid Djalili at the Grosvenor House Hotel last night.