Awards

Motor Transport Awards 2021 shortlist: Urban Delivery Operator of the Year – sponsored by My Transport Planner

June 9, 2021 Admin Support

DPD UK DPD continues to transform its urban operation with more micro depots and the wider deployment of its all-electric fleet – 10% of the fleet now operates emission-free. DPD’s 25-25-25 strategy to decarbonise all deliveries in 25 UK cities by 2025 is under way with diesel vehicles taken off the UK’s streets and unproductive mileage slashed to create a more efficient operation. This will lead to 42,000 tonnes of CO2 savings or the equivalent of planting 170,000 trees by […]

Awards

Motor Transport Awards 2021 shortlist: Technical Excellence Award – sponsored by Hankook Tyre UK

June 9, 2021 Admin Support

Chereau Chereau says it has developed the refrigerated trailer of the future through its innovative Road project. The new Chereau Hydrogen Power H2 product range consists of a hydrogen-electric unit which replaces the diesel cooling unit. The body insulation outperforms the traditional foam reefer boxes by using vacuum-insulated panels. This means the energy needed for cooling is reduced by 25%. In addition, the lightweight chassis and aero kit offers up to 7% fuel savings for the tractor. Multiplexed architecture offers […]

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Motor Transport Awards 2021 shortlist: Partnership Award

June 8, 2021 Admin Support

Abbey Logistics and Tarmac In 2018 building materials and construction services group Tarmac streamlined its bulk cement and ash distribution contracts to improve flexibility, service performance and value, and Abbey Logistics was given responsibility for Scotland and the North of England.

Awards

Motor Transport Awards 2021 shortlist: Low Carbon Award – sponsored by Fraikin

June 8, 2021 Admin Support

Hermes Sustainability is at the forefront of Hermes’ operating model as it recognises the impact of its transport supply chain on the environment. To improve environmental performance within its trunking operations, in 2020 Hermes added seven new CNG vehicles, taking the total to 90 CNG tractor units. The business is also trialling an industry-first 12-tonne CNG vehicle. In London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone, Hermes runs a fleet of fully electric vans to deliver parcels through its ParcelShop network and is […]

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Motor Transport Awards 2021 shortlist: Livery of the Year

June 8, 2021 Admin Support

BJS Haulage The aim of the project was to develop a beautifully simple graphic homage to the intricate design of motorway junctions. Each one, in a series of 20, was specially selected not only for its beauty but to celebrate the locations of some of the company’s most trusted and long-standing customers. On the cabs, it set its golden-yellow colour against a satin black wrap, applying minimal graphics and a subtle logo position to enhance the “stealth-like qualities of the […]

Awards

Motor Transport Awards 2021 shortlist: Innovation Award – sponsored by Goodyear Dunlop Tyres

June 8, 2021 Admin Support

Balfour Beatty Plant and Fleet Services Balfour Beatty Plant and Fleet Services, in partnership with Connect Plus Services, has designed, built and delivered an innovative system that enables maintenance crews to collect litter of all shapes, sizes and weights from the roadside with the use of a handheld vacuum device. The device is serviced by a bespoke machine, mounted on a truck bed. The litter is deposited into a compartment, with any dust contained through a specialised filter.