How does an operator drive service and safety levels ever higher and keep costs down in a logistics contract where the client’s volumes are growing exponentially? This was Wincanton’s challenge as the logistics partner of retailer Screwfix, which has launched around 50 new Trade Counter (TC) stores a year since 2011. No small task, since this rapid expansion meant every peak period was bigger than the last with more units picked, more trailers despatched, and more miles travelled to a […]
Motor Transport TV, sponsored by the RHA, brings you an exclusive interview with the Motor Transport Awards 2018 Livery of the Year winners – Howard Tenens. Livery of the Year, sponsored by Pirelli Truck Winner: Howard Tenens
FreshLinc FreshLinc’s operations team oversees a 400-strong fleet and over 760 drivers across multiple depots whilst also managing around 16,000 movements a year from Belgium and the Netherlands. The team has revolutionised the way it works, taking the operation 98% paperless with all compliance managed digitally from HQ. It has adopted the UK’s first mobile Clandestine Check app to ensure drivers are safeguarded from migrant incursions as they cross borders. The team has also reacted rapidly to new compliance demands […]
Arriving at Park Lane for the start of the MT Awards is where the buzz really starts to build – and in 2013 the atmosphere was given an extra twist as our 1,600 guests were greeted by the world famous Mariachi band. They didn’t actually get much chance to play as everyone – RTM MD Andy Salter and myself included – wanted to have their photo taken with the band. Don’ you whant me babee?