Royal Mail gets behind Think Logistics skills recruitment drive

August 14, 2018 Steve Hobson

Royal Mail employs approximately 141,000 employees and needs a constant flow of new recruits to join the business at all levels. Nadine Kemp, senior people business partner – central logistics teams – at Royal Mail, is a big fan of the Think Logistics programme to get the message about career opportunities in logistics to students at schools and colleges.


Don’t ignore black and ethnic minority talent when recruiting

June 4, 2018 Steve Hobson

The logistics industry needs to learn lessons from construction and target its recruitment drive on black and ethnic minorities (BAME) if it is to find the 1.2 million new recruits it needs, according to Ian Nichol, head of logistics and lead on Think Logistics and Think Build projects at Career Ready UK.


HIAB focuses on customers to deliver more than just hardware

May 22, 2018 Steve Hobson

HIAB, the UK market leader in truck-mounted lift trucks (TMLT), skip and hook loaders and truck-mounted cranes, is opening a network of eight dedicated service centres around the UK to provide a one-stop-shop for the repair and maintenance of this increasingly sophisticated equipment. MT caught up with Rogier van der Linde, MD UK & Ireland at HIAB, at the recent official opening of the first of these centres in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.


Greenergy invests to grow its share of UK road fuels market

May 11, 2018 Steve Hobson

Greenergy is probably the biggest transport fuels supplier you have never heard of. While it has around 35% of the UK market, supplying 17.1bn litres of petrol and diesel last year, it operates no filling stations and its fleet of 150 tankers are usually liveried in either customer brands or that of its own fuel transport operation Flexigrid.


Motor Transport Awards 2018: Haulier of the Year shortlist

May 3, 2018 Steve Hobson

Four hauliers have been nominated for Haulier of the Year, sponsored by Volvo Trucks, at the 2018 Motor Transport Awards – which takes place at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London’s Park Lane on 4 July. Congratulations to Miniclipper; Stephen Sanderson Transport; Howard Tenens and Expect Distribution – as they look to follow 2017 winner Wincanton. Haulier of the Year  (sponsored by Volvo Trucks)