A renewed focus on training all of its drivers whatever their employment status has paid off in several important ways for Fowler Welch, as well as delivering the MT Training Award in 2020. Action was needed to address an increase in collision rates at Fowler Welch – and its thorough response resulted in it winning a well-deserved MT Training Award. With the rising number of collisions, damage costs had also escalated, while minor infringement levels had increased and the company […]
Abbey Logistics A host of improvements at Abbey Logistics, including a 58% reduction in ‘at fault’ RTAs and a drop of more than a fifth in vehicle damage, have followed significant investment in its driver training team. At the beginning of the process, the company decided to focus on several core objectives: to be the best in class for driver skill, quality and behaviour; to increase driver retention; to reduce incidents; and to establish tailored training for individual drivers. The […]
Tarmac is rolling out a new smartcard for its HGV drivers, which it claims will make it easier for them to move between it’s 400-plus sites.
Expect Distribution is a family-owned 3PL based in Bradford employing 296 staff at four sites and running 110 vehicles. Now in its 32nd year, the firm is consistently improving its financial performance and is on track to achieve turnover of £34.9m in 2020. It constantly reinvests in its business and in 2019 added a new 215,000sq ft site near its head office overlooking the M606. Expect describes itself as a “solutions-based business” that takes a proactive approach to delivering value […]