The 34th Motor Transport Awards will return to the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane on 1 July 2020 to celebrate, recognise and reward excellence in the road freight transport industry. What makes the Motor Transport Awards so valued by the winners is the fact that they are judged by senior independent figures within the transport industry. For more than 30 years, the Motor Transport Awards have been seen as a benchmark for excellence among UK road transport fleet […]
The FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards has had a birthday makeover for its 10th anniversary, with a list of brand new categories for next year’s event.
In 2019 Bibby Distribution had its safest year on record as a result of the cultural shift that has instilled ‘safety first’. Bibby’s 2019 achievements included reducing accidents by a third and recording its lowest-ever number of lost-time and reportable incidents. While the target reduction was 10%, reportable incidents were actually reduced by 36% and lost-time accidents by 39%. A manual handling training course was completed by 70 trainers and incidents were down 10%. Slips, trips and falls have reduced […]
Abbey Logistics A host of improvements at Abbey Logistics, including a 58% reduction in ‘at fault’ RTAs and a drop of more than a fifth in vehicle damage, have followed significant investment in its driver training team. At the beginning of the process, the company decided to focus on several core objectives: to be the best in class for driver skill, quality and behaviour; to increase driver retention; to reduce incidents; and to establish tailored training for individual drivers. The […]