In a closely fought contest Maple Fleet Services came out top in the Partnership Award partly because of the uniqueness of its entry. As one of our judges noted: “This is a partnership of more than two; rather it is a partnership of many bringing together a disparate collection of organisations and as such it is worthy of considerable praise.” Maple focused on the ‘Cargo and road transport (CART) security guide’, a collaborative project involving professionals from the police, road transport […]
Wren Kitchens celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2019, reporting an annual turnover of £643m – up 20% on the year before. The company‘s logistics team delivered over 91,000 kitchens direct to customers’ homes using an in-house fleet of 214 commercial vehicles. Recent highlights include an impressive £2.91m in efficiency savings, including a 33% reduction in road miles following the launch of its new ‘TripleTrunking’ delivery strategy, which involves the use of demountable box bodies transported on one 18-tonner rather than […]
Parcel firm DPD is redefining the way it operates within an urban environment to ensure its fleet of 8,000 delivery vehicles reduce their impact on air quality, noise levels and road safety.
The Motor Transport Awards are the most prestigious event in the road transport calendar. All the names and faces of the freight industry are gathered at Park Lane’s Grosvenor House this evening, hoping to win one of the 20 coveted awards up for grabs. Follow the exciting night right here on Motortransport.co.uk, as we bring you all the highlights from this year’s event. Just hit ‘refresh’ in your browser to see the very latest updates. [View the story “Motor Transport […]