Motortransport.co.uk brings you in-depth interviews with the movers and shakers of the road transport industry in the UK. Learn from the best and the brightest to get ahead.
From entrepreneurs to chief executives of the most influential hauliers; operators and 3PLs in logistics – including Eddie Stobart; Yodel; DHL and Wincanton.
The 2012 Haulier of the Year, CM Downton, is a family-run firm based in Moreton Valence, Gloucestershire. Despite MD Andy Downton’s self-deprecatory comments about the family just being simple West Country folk, the company is highly respected for its professionalism and consistent strong performance. In an industry characterised by brutally low margins, where hauliers are often confronted with the unpalatable choice of buying unprofitable business or protecting profit at the expense of turnover, Downton has achieved the remarkable feat of […]