Donald Burton was born in Draycott, Stoke-on-Trent, on October 10 1933, a birthday he shares with the opera composer Giuseppe Verdi. He was academically bright and passed his 11-plus before going to the local grammar school, Longton High, where he also excelled in sports and his passion for boxing resulted in an unbeaten record. His first job was in 1949 for Hassells, a coachbuilder in Portland Road, Stoke-on-Trent. Unknowingly he was working only 100 yards away from one of the […]
Four businesses go head-to-head in the shortlist for the Business Excellence Award, sponsored by Hireco, at the Motor Transport Awards this year: Europa Worldwide Group, Miniclipper Logistics, Palletforce and TPN – The Pallet Network. The Motor Transport Awards 2018 take place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on 4 July.
Entries for the Motor Transport Awards 2018 are open now as the countdown begins to 4 July and the biggest night in road transport.
Judgement Day has taken place and the shortlist of finalists in the 2017 Motor Transport Awards will be announced in print and online on April 24. More than 50 independent senior figures gathered for an intense two day judging session where the entries were subject to thorough scrutiny before the best were selected for the shortlist. The winners will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony to be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s West End on July […]