Abbey Logistics and British Sugar In 2016, Abbey Logistics took over the British Sugar transport contract, a large scale operation that sees 400,000 tonnes of bulk sugar delivered a year and 300 UK deliveries each week. The joint Abbey Logistics and British Sugar team has developed a fully integrated, cost-effective and secure business alliance, which according to the entry “practises, shares and promotes teamwork in every aspect of the contract”. The results included 99% on-time delivery in 2018/19, transport cost […]
The deadline for entry into the FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards has been extended. Those seeking to enter the competition, which recognises the achievements of women within logistics, now have until 5pm on the 18 February to do so.
The UK’s brightest female talent within road transport are being called to enter the 2013 Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. With seven categories, including director of the year, industry champion, and team leader of the year, the awards aim to highlight the diverse career opportunities available in the sector and raise awareness of the number of talented females excelling in what has long been perceived a male-dominated sector. Maxine Benson, co-founder of everywoman, said: “The transport and logistics sector […]
A harsh economic climate, growing costs and rising customer resistance to rates increases all left Gloucestershire-based haulier CM Downton struggling to raise its profit level significantly, despite a 13.8% increase in turnover in the year to the end of June 2012.