If you’re anything like us, you’ll be champing at the bit to be surrounded by people you don’t live with, and fortunately we have a bumper programme of Covid-safe events planned throughout 2021 ensuring you can re-introduce socialising and networking into your schedule. From truck racing and golf to exhibitions and real-life award ceremonies, we’ve arranged ample opportunities for everyone in road transport to be together again, both to discuss the day job and relax and enjoy each other’s company. […]
Road safety group Road Safety GB has teamed up with Scania to launch an education pack aimed at 10 to 11 year old school children warning of the dangers of heavy goods vehicle blindspots.
MT Awards 2020: Pioneering on electric vehicles takes DPD to Clean Fleet Van Operator of the Year award
In line with its wider urban delivery strategy, parcels firm DPD is aiming to build an all-electric fleet in “double-quick” time. By the end of 2020 it planned for more than 600 vehicles, around 10% of its fleet, to be fully electric – up from 147 by the end of 2019. The total EV fleet is now 730 vehicles.
Andrew Palmer, MD at Motor Transport Award-winning Suttons Group, is to retire at the end of April. John Sutton, who currently manages the group’s international division, will take on Palmer’s responsibilities as group MD from 1 May. Palmer (pictured second from right with Christine Bond of Mexichem Fluor) will step down from his full-time executive role on 30 April, but will join parent company Thomas Cradley Holdings’ (TCH) board as non-executive director in May. TCH chairman Michael Sutton said: “The […]