Case Studies

Cargo containers being loaded on to a John Mitchell lorry

John Mitchell Grangemouth

Operating over 130 HGVs across Scotland and northern England, safety sits at the heart of everything John Mitchell does. Angela Martin, a winner of the Transport News ‘Woman of the Year’ award, is responsible for the company’s safety initiatives. She explains that they began using E-Training World’s online driver profiling and e-driver training system following a recommendation by their insurers, QBE. “The risk solutions team at QBE introduced us to E-Training World’s system and we loved it immediately,” said Angela. “As a family business, we have a very close relationship with our drivers and have built a very strong culture…

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Boxes being loaded in to the back of a van

ABG Couriers

Founded in 2011 by managing director Gavin Francis, ABG couriers provides specialist courier services to some of the largest express carriers in the world, including Amazon, DHL, DPD and UPS. With a focus in the north of the UK ABG has become a partner of choice and has continued to grow year on year with a footprint that is rapidly growing. When Gavin’s brother, Craig Francis, joined the team in 2016 it enabled the company to go from strength to strength whilst bringing a focus on process, quality and efficiency. Having been a transport manager for over 25 years, Gary Morris joined…

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Chefs in the kitchen

AFE Group

In the UK, AFE Group operates a 450-strong fleet through its highly respected brands that include Williams Refrigeration, Falcon Foodservice Equipment, Mono Bakery Equipment, Millers Vanguard and Serviceline.  As part of a longstanding partnership with QBE Insurance, AFE benefits from a range of risk management solutions. This is all part of QBE’s proactive and committed approach to helping AFE Group improve overall safety and drive down collisions.  Services used include online driver profiling, e-driver training, driving licence checks, in-vehicle dashcams, telematics and on-road defensive driver training.  Tim Smith, AFE Group’s CEO, explains, “Our aim is for employees to leave home…

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