Wren Kitchens celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2019, reporting an annual turnover of £643m – up 20% on the year before. The company‘s logistics team delivered over 91,000 kitchens direct to customers’ homes using an in-house fleet of 214 commercial vehicles. Recent highlights include an impressive £2.91m in efficiency savings, including a 33% reduction in road miles following the launch of its new ‘TripleTrunking’ delivery strategy, which involves the use of demountable box bodies transported on one 18-tonner rather than […]
DPD DPD’s morning delivery operation had become a victim of the company’s own success. With volumes rising 10% a year, by 2018, DPD’s 65 depots were stretched to their limits with deliveries increasingly delayed. Something had to change. DPD’s solution was to use handpicked staff, including experienced DPD drivers, to develop a new route optimisation system. Using Quantum, DPD’s 7,000 drivers now hit the road 45 minutes earlier than before and are routed more efficiently to delivery addresses. Improvements include […]
Are you a member or manager of a high performing team working in road transport? If so you need to enter the new Team of the Year category of the Motor Transport Awards. Created to recognise the very best in team working, the Team of the Year award will go to the group of people who can show outstanding performance in 2011. Go to mtawards.co.uk for the full award criteria and download an entry form by the deadline of 16 […]
With 2020 undoubtedly shining the spotlight on the importance of the home delivery sector in a time of national crisis, the Motor Transport Awards provide the perfect opportunity to showcase your operation’s expertise.