The 2018 Motor Transport Awards took place on 4 July and Royal Mail and Whirlpool UK Appliances each picked up two awards at a 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) MD Paul Day wining the Service to Industry Award. Anne Preston, director of Prestons of Potto […]
John Hayes, the minister for further education, skills and lifelong learning responsible for apprentice training, is expected to present the first Apprenticehsip of the Year award at the Motor Transport Awards on 13 June. This is a new category introduced to recognise and encourage appreantice training by road transport operators. This Award will be made in association with the National Skills Academy for Logistics to showcase some of the best examples of logistics apprentice training. Judges will be looking for […]
Women in Logistics is urging the industry to put forward nominations for its second awards night, celebrating the achievements of women in transport.
Although the sector’s growing skills shortage remains a concern, one organisation that is continuing to successfully raise its profile is Think Logistics. The brainchild of Abbey Logistics chief executive Steve Granite, it has been promoting the industry to young people, teachers and parents for the last seven years via a partnership with social mobility charity Career Ready, dedicated to connecting young people aged 11 to 18 with employers and volunteers from the world of work. Think Logistics has highlighted to […]