Hermes, Moran Logistics and Whirlpool UK Appliances are all shortlisted for the Operational and Compliance Excellence Award, sponsored by Eddie Stobart Logistics at the 2018 Motor Transport Awards. The Motor Transport Awards 2018 take place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on 4 July. Operational and Compliance Excellence Award (sponsored by Eddie Stobart) Hermes Parcels carrier Hermes last year managed the difficult balancing act of increasing volumes by 13.5% while improving KPIs such as driving infringements, fuel consumption, accident rates, driving style and […]
Five partnerships have been shortlisted for Partnership of the Year, sponsored by Axis Fleet Management – Clipper Logistics and SuperDry; Eddie Stobart Logistics and Early Life Nutrition; Fowler Welch and Dairy Crest; Jigsaw and Whirlpool and Pladis UK and KP Snacks. The Motor Transport Awards 2018 take place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on 4 July. Partnership Award (sponsored by Axis Fleet Management)
The shortage of skilled drivers continues to be the major concern for senior professionals in road haulage and logistics businesses throughout the UK, according to the findings of a major study published at the CV Show this week.
Over a quarter of operators (26%) plan to purchase alternatively fuelled commercial vehicles in the next three years (such as the Volvo FL electric – pictured main), according to the findings of a far-reaching report into the future of the road transport industry.
Senior management at road transport operators in the UK do not believe that Brexit will damage their growth prospects in the short or medium-term, with a majority anticipating significantly or slightly better growth in 2018 and 2019.
This report is a barometer of the health and confidence of the UK road transport and commercial vehicle sector in 2018. It looks at the number of businesses running commercial vehicles in the UK, how many vehicles they operate, which vehicles are in use and how road transport operators view their future growth prospects. It also gauges opinions on how, when and why operators will buy commercial vehicles – as well as looking at how operators will react to changes […]
Some 58 different businesses have received nominations for the 2018 Motor Transport Awards, which takes place at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London’s Park Lane on 4 July, with DPD, Eddie Stobart Logistics, and Hermes leading the way with four nominations.
Martin Brower, which handles McDonalds’ logistics in the UK, has a target of reducing its fossil fuel usage by 80% by 2020, and believes its use of biodiesel – based on waste product from the restaurants it delivers to – will help it hit that target.
The infrastructure and vehicle options for the widespread adoption of gas-powered commercial vehicles is there, delegates at the LoCity Fuels in Action seminar heard this week, but there is more to it that simply swapping diesel for gas in the tank.
DHL has topped the inaugural Motor Transport Fleet 200, beating Royal Mail, Wincanton, XPO Logistics and Veolia in the first in an annual survey of the largest operators in the United Kingdom by the number of trucks they run.