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 […]
Wincanton were the big winners at the 32nd annual Motor Transport Awards last night, taking home Haulier of the Year against some stiff competition in the shape of Elddis Transport and Abbey Logistics – both of which were looking to take the biggest prize in transport for a second and third time respectively. As is now almost traditional at the MT Awards, DPD took home a handful of prizes; including awards for Innovation; Customer Care and Home Delivery Operator of […]
The Pallet Network (TPN) has invested in the training tool HebeData, which it is now populating with bespoke content for its onsite trainers.
John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has committed to a carbon-zero commercial vehicle fleet by 2045. To deliver reductions in CO2 emissions in the interim, it is working towards moving away from fossil fuels and aims to make the entire fleet fossil fuel-free by the early 2030s. The fleet currently includes 600 heavy trucks, 750 refrigerated trailers, 1,750 home delivery vans and light trucks, and 20 farm vehicles. JLP began trials of two Waitrose-branded, biomethane-fuelled Scania 4×2 tractors in 2016, followed by […]