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, […]
MT Awards 2020: DPD used technology to make the most of existing resources and take the Best Use of Technology Award
By 2018, DPD’s 65-strong depot network was stretched to its limits following rapid growth over the previous seven years.
Malcolm Logistics has introduced a new generation of its award-winning extendable skeletal trailer.
Donald Burton was born in Draycott, Stoke-on-Trent, on October 10 1933, a birthday he shares with the opera composer Giuseppe Verdi. He was academically bright and passed his 11-plus before going to the local grammar school, Longton High, where he also excelled in sports and his passion for boxing resulted in an unbeaten record. His first job was in 1949 for Hassells, a coachbuilder in Portland Road, Stoke-on-Trent. Unknowingly he was working only 100 yards away from one of the […]