· Professional driver Martin Taylor from Stone Depot has won the Sainsbury’s Lorry Driver of the Year competition
· Stone Depot has received the FTA Roadworthiness Award 2016
We would like to congratulate XPO Logistics on winning two prestigious accolades at the Sainsbury’s Grand Finale on 21st June 2016
Sainsbury’s Network FTA Roadworthiness Award 2016
Stone Depot won a highly coveted FTA Roadworthiness Award 2016, ahead of 17 other depots within the Sainsbury’s network. The award recognises excellent standards in vehicle safety, condition and maintenance. Within FTA membership, Sainsbury’s has been a leader in the retail food and drinks sector for a number of years and so this success means XPO Logistics is delivering above and beyond some very high benchmarks.
Jim Buttery, Transport Manager Supply Chain XPO Logistics Stone Depot commented:
“This award was made possible by the collective efforts of all our high calibre drivers, trainers and line managers at Stone. Their focus on road safety and compliance is second to none. The recognition we have received from Sainsbury’s is testament to the great work we have done and continue to do across logistics and transportation.”
Driver of the Year
Professional Driver Martin Taylor from Stone Depot in Staffordshire, emerged the victor in the Sainsbury’s Lorry Driver of the Year competition and Stone Depot received the Sainsbury’s Network FTA Roadworthiness Award 2016.
Richard Cawston, managing director of supply chain for XPO Logistics UK and Ireland says: “Our drivers are on the frontline, tirelessly working on behalf of our customers to deliver goods safely and on time. This competition recognises and rewards the important role they play, while showcasing their extraordinary driving skills and knowledge. Martin emerged as the clear champion and we are immensely proud of him and his services to Sainsbury’s.”