Finding and retaining the right skills is a longstanding problem in logistics but XPO Logistics UK has made great progress in targeting 16 to 24 year-olds and providing them with the training and support they need to develop professionally and provide a measurable return for the company With a target to fill 60% of all vacancies from within the business, XPO has used its training schemes to strengthen its talent pool. The company’s apprenticeship levy contribution is close to £3m […]
The 2018 Motor Transport Awards takes place next week, and sees four businesses shortlisted for the Low Carbon Award, sponsored by Fraikin. The winner will be announced at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Wednesday 4 July, in front of an audience of 1,500 people.
The shortlist for the 33rd Motor Transport Awards has been revealed – and once again DPD UK leads the field with five entries making the cut, including Customer Care, which it has won in four of the last five years.
In 2016, Abbey Logistics took over the British Sugar transport contract, an operation that sees 400,000 tonnes of bulk sugar delivered every year and 300 deliveries across the UK each week. This involves a fleet of 61 bespoke trucks and 94 dedicated tank trailers covering 4.5 million miles a year, driven by 90 drivers managed by a team of 19 full-time staff. The joint Abbey Logistics and British Sugar team has developed a fully integrated, cost-effective and secure business alliance, […]