Motor Transport has launched a new category for the 34th Motor Transport Awards – Clean Fleet Van Operator of the Year. The new award sponsored by Renault Trucks is to recognise those van operators that are the early adopters in the drive to decarbonise road freight transport by taking the bold step of investing in low carbon vehicles and refuelling infrastructure. Just 1% of the 311,000 vans registered in 2019 (source: SMMT) were electric, but these clean vehicles will quickly […]
Motor Transport understands Cheshire-based trailer manufacturer Cartwright Group has filed a notice to appoint an administrator.
Hermes, Moran Logistics and Whirlpool UK Appliances are all shortlisted for the Operational and Compliance Excellence Award, sponsored by Eddie Stobart Logistics at the 2018 Motor Transport Awards. The Motor Transport Awards 2018 take place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on 4 July. Operational and Compliance Excellence Award (sponsored by Eddie Stobart) Hermes Parcels carrier Hermes last year managed the difficult balancing act of increasing volumes by 13.5% while improving KPIs such as driving infringements, fuel consumption, accident rates, driving style and […]
Is the road transport industry expecting too much from Philip Hammond’s budget this afternoon? Motortransport.co.uk looks at what’s in store for logistics.