The winner of the Best Use of Technology award, sponsored by Bridgestone, will be revealed tonight at the Motor Transport Awards 2018. Shortlisted in this category are Cawleys; Eddie Stobart Logistics; Tarmac and Palletforce. Best Use of Technology, sponsored by Bridgestone Cawleys With an aim to joining DVSA’s earned recognition scheme, Luton-based waste management operator Cawleys set about transitioning its fleet management system from a time-consuming paper-based system to a real-time digital platform. The company identified that many employee hours […]
Nominations have opened for the 2016 FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards.
The road transport industry is being urged to play its part in attracting more women to the sector by entering this year’s Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. “The annual awards, sponsored this year by the FTA, demonstrate that the sector suits women and is one in which they can excel,” said Maxine Benson, co-founder of Everywoman. “The awards prove that there are no limits for women in transport and logistics – all previous winners having made an outstanding contribution […]
The 2012 Haulier of the Year, CM Downton, is a family-run firm based in Moreton Valence, Gloucestershire. Despite MD Andy Downton’s self-deprecatory comments about the family just being simple West Country folk, the company is highly respected for its professionalism and consistent strong performance. In an industry characterised by brutally low margins, where hauliers are often confronted with the unpalatable choice of buying unprofitable business or protecting profit at the expense of turnover, Downton has achieved the remarkable feat of […]