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 […]
DPD DPD’s morning delivery operation had become a victim of the company’s own success. With volumes rising 10% a year, by 2018, DPD’s 65 depots were stretched to their limits with deliveries increasingly delayed. Something had to change. DPD’s solution was to use handpicked staff, including experienced DPD drivers, to develop a new route optimisation system. Using Quantum, DPD’s 7,000 drivers now hit the road 45 minutes earlier than before and are routed more efficiently to delivery addresses. Improvements include […]
Malcolm Logistics was crowned Haulier of the Year in front of 1,600 of the industry’s finest at the 31st Motor Transport Awards.
This is the second year on the trot Expect Distribution has picked up the Haulier of the Year trophy, the first company to pull off this feat. It becomes only the second company, alongside Abbey Logistics, to win it three times since the awards launched in 1986.