Getting Behind RBF!
Fundraising for The Railway Benefit Fund

By Nicola Holt
08 June 2017 10:11:34



At the recent Business Collaboration Dinner the Unipart Rail team organised a raffle raising £1235 for The Railway Benefit Fund. #BehindRBF...
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Highest safety award for Unipart Rail!
Outstanding achievement for the team

By Dave Tilmouth
16 June 2017 11:47:45



At the British Safety Council Awards on 5th May, Unipart Rail was awarded a Distinction for our focused and structured approach to ensuring safety in our operations....
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Cycling for Bloodwise
at Unipart Dorman

By Nicola Holt
15 May 2017 14:49:56



Le Tour D'Ouest Lancashire has been successfully completed by 15 cyclists at Unipart Dorman, Southport. The team undertook the challenge to raise money for Bloodwise. ...
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Crewe Teams Raise Cash for CRY
Colleague events raise £628.22

By Dave Tilmouth
08 May 2017 11:50:19



On 5th May, we were very pleased to hand Dave Hughes a cheque for £628.22 - fund raised by colleagues at the Unipart Rail Crewe site for the CRY charity....
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Unipart Rail Crewe wins 'Best in Group'
At this years Unipart Way Awards

By Laura Bennett
02 May 2017 16:44:05



Unipart Rail in Crewe has been recognised as Best in Group at this year's Unipart Way Awards which were held on Thursday 27th April....
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Taking on the London Marathon for Queenscourt Hospice
Will raises a fantastic £1500 for the charity

By Laura Bennett
27 April 2017 08:47:34



Back in March we published a story about one of our employees, Will Cookson, Commercial Account Manager at Unipart Dorman, who was planning to run the London Marathon in aid of Queenscourt Hospice in Southport. ...
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Going the Extra Mile (or 26...)
for Queenscourt Hospice

By Graham Scott
13 March 2017 11:38:02



We often hear about people going the extra mile for charity, but in the case of Will Cookson who is the Traffic Sector Commercial Account Manager at Unipart Dorman, it should be ‘goes the extra 26’ as Will is in training for the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon to be held on 23 April 2017....
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Waste not.....
Reduced Waste and Energy Uses

By Dave Tilmouth
10 March 2017 09:59:51



It's an economic benefit to reduce energy usage, but it's also environmentally sound. We've been working hard to reduce our energy usage and now the results are in we're delighted to announce that 2016 was one of our best years for improvements!...
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Materials Reclamation
De-mobilising Warehousing and Stores

By Dave Tilmouth
21 February 2017 13:42:36



When Alstom were planning to de-mobilise their Peterborough stores, they turned to Unipart Rail to manage the process....
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Unipart Rail Infrastructure raises over £4k for charity
Fundraising activities in 2016

By Laura Bennett
17 January 2017 15:20:10



During 2016, the Unipart Rail Infrastructure teams raised over £4000 for a number of employee nominated charities. This figure exceeds the original fundraising target of £2,500....
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New Graduate intake begins
We are looking for our next stars of tomorrow.

By Dave Tilmouth
29 December 2016 10:48:54



Unipart Rail currently has over 25 graduates who are making valued contributions to the advancement of our business and our customers. New applicants are now being sought....
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The dedication to raising funds for Charity continues
during 2016

By Nicola Holt
19 December 2016 15:08:41



The Unipart Dorman team are passionate about supporting people less fortunate than themselves....
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Supporting the Crewe Pledge Careers Fair
Inspiring and motivating young people in our community

By Laura Bennett
19 December 2016 10:50:54



Dawn Allett, Shaun Jones, Daniel Rogers and Ryan Evans from Unipart Rail attended the latest Crewe Pledge Careers Fair today held at South Cheshire College at the end of November. ...
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Unipart Rail gain prestigious Investors in People Award
Company has attained the Silver standard and the IiP Award for Health and Wellbeing

By Paul Markwell
05 December 2016 16:58:17



Unipart Rail, in Doncaster, has recently been accredited to the prestigious Investors in People Award for the comprehensive way in which it attracts, develops and manages its people. The Company has attained the Silver standard, which recognises the significant impact of the Unipart philosophy and ...
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Unipart Rail awarded 5 stars ECO Stars Award
ECO Stars Assessment is a national scheme to help fleet operators

By Dave Tilmouth
28 November 2016 11:56:33



Unipart Rail are pleased to have been awarded 5 stars as part of its truck fleet ECO Stars Assessment. The ECO Stars Assessment is a national scheme to help fleet operators improve efficiency, reduce fuel consumption and emissions and make cost savings. The Unipart Rail haulage fleet is operated by ...
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John Neill honoured with Automotive Global Award
Recognising outstanding achievement in the industry

By Laura Bennett
10 November 2016 13:31:09



Last night, Unipart Chairman and Group Chief Executive John Neill was honoured with the Automotive Global Award for outstanding achievement in the industry. The award is presented to one leader in the world every year who has shown passion to innovate and inspire change to shape the automotive indus...
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The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning
Raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

By Laura Bennett
03 October 2016 11:52:33



The Unipart Rail team in Crewe joined in the world's biggest coffee morning on Friday 30th September - raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support....
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The Doncaster Cream Tea!
Another successful charity event from the Traction & Rolling Stock charity team

By Dave Tilmouth
29 September 2016 15:17:49



The Traction and Rolling Stock Charity Team at Unipart Rail held its first Cream Tea event in Doncaster this month....
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'Bangers for BEN' shows off car at Crewe
Crewe staff sign car

By Dave Tilmouth
22 August 2016 12:19:28



Deep in the heart of Cheshire, the sun shone brightly as our Crewe site was visited by Unipart’s own entry for the ‘Bangers for BEN’ charity event...
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Raising funds for Bliss
supporting families and babies who are born too soon..

By Nicola Holt
20 July 2016 09:25:48



Bliss was founded in 1979 by a group of concerned parents who discovered that no hospital had all the equipment it needed to safely care for premature and sick babies.



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Supporting Scotty’s Little Soldiers
Our chosen charity which provides opportunities for armed forces children

By Graham Scott
18 July 2016 14:49:50



Unipart Dorman is proud to have the charity ‘Scotty’s Little Soldiers’ as its supported charity for Q3 2016. The charity provides opportunities for armed forces children who have lost a parent in action such as holidays at one of its Scotty Lodges and by providing gifts or special experiences to hel...
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Unipart Group scoops coveted wellbeing award at Responsible Business Awards
for Unipart WorkWell

By Laura Bennett
12 July 2016 12:33:02



Unipart Group, was last night named the winner of the Bupa Wellbeing at work award in Business in the Community’s 2016 Responsible Business Awards held at the O2 in London....
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Taking on the Delamere Commando Trail!
Raising money for the Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline

By Laura Bennett
11 July 2016 09:52:43



Anna Jones, Assistant Accountant at Unipart Rail is currently training hard for the 10k Delamere Commando Trailchallenge, which is taking place on Sunday 17th July....
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Supporting the Broughton Castle Sportive
and raising money for Breast Cancer Now

By Laura Bennett
06 July 2016 12:19:28



Paul Bentley, Logistics Space and Planning Manager at Unipart Rail is taking part in the ‘Broughton Castle Sportive’ this weekend - a 50 mile bike ride around the Oxfordshire Countryside on Sunday 10th July....
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A Royal Appointment
Unipart Manufacturing Group MD appointed as Ambassador for Industrial Cadets

By Laura Bennett
27 June 2016 10:20:54



Six prominent industry leaders - including Unipart's Manufacturing Group MD - have been appointed by HRH The Prince of Wales as Ambassadors for the Industrial Cadets initiative, a workplace experience accreditation which assists the future skills supply to UK Industry, especially the manufacturing a...
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Our latest Unipart WorkWell Event
Supporting the Health & Wellbeing of our Employees

By Laura Bennett
23 June 2016 11:21:09



he latest Unipart WorkWell Health and Wellbeing Event event was held at our Crewe site on Thursday 16th June.

Unipart WorkWell is designed to help our people take personal responsibility for their own health and wellbeing and to improve quality of life and promote health and wellbeing across the wo...
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Unipart Rail supports Porterbrook charity cycle ride
Rail workers ride to raise £2k for children’s charity

By Dave Tilmouth
09 June 2016 13:02:20



Unipart Rail was proud to support Porterbrook in their recent cycle ride from Derby to London. A team of hardy employees from Derby cycled 136 miles to London as preparation for an even more gruelling endurance race later this summer....
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Logistics partner Bibby wins award
Bibby has been awarded the Motor Transport 'Low Carbon' Award 2016

By Dave Tilmouth
31 May 2016 08:48:03



The award, which covers their full fleet, is a recognition of the many initiatives that will lead to a reduction of 4282 tonnes of CO2 over the next five years....
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Bubble Rush Fun Run!
Raising money for St Luke's Hospice

By Laura Bennett
23 May 2016 10:07:34



Gemma Taylor, Assistant Commercial and Administration Manager at Unipart Rail, recently took part in the Oulton Park Bubble Rush in Cheshire - the fun run through bubbles!...
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Best in class!
Unipart Rail and Unipart Dorman win at the Unipart Way Awards

By Laura Bennett
19 May 2016 15:27:27



At this year’s Unipart Way award ceremony, which took place on Tuesday 17th May, both Unipart Rail and Unipart Dorman were delighted to win a number of awards across multiple categories....
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The latest challenge from the Unipart Dorman Wheelers
67 mile bike ride to raise money for Bliss Charity

By Laura Bennett
16 May 2016 15:52:52



The Unipart Dorman Wheelers completed their latest challenge this weekend, cycling from Southport to Blackpool (and back again) – all to raise money for the charity Bliss. 15 cyclists and 2 support crew completed the 67 mile journey from the Unipart Dorman site in Southport to Blackpool and back on ...
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We've just launched our new Corporate Responsibility brochure
Read about what we've done

By Dave Tilmouth
27 April 2016 12:27:00



Corporate Responsibility (CR) is more important now than it ever has been - and we're working hard to make sure we're amongst the best in the business....
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Britain's Bravest Manufacturing Company Launches
We're thrilled to be involved

By Dave Tilmouth
22 April 2016 12:28:39



Hannah Papadopolous represents Unipart Rail at the House of Lords event...
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Unipart scores 100% in Responsible Business Index
This puts us at the top of the Corporate Responsibility Index

By Laura Bennett
22 April 2016 11:19:10



Unipart Group has scored 100% in the Business in the Community 2016 Corporate Responsibility Index - the UK’s leading benchmark of responsible business.



Unipart has been awarded five stars - the highest rating possible - for a second year in a row....
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Triple deck trailers reduce road miles
Saving fuel, reducing road miles, reduced environmental impact

By Dave Tilmouth
22 March 2016 09:56:30



To decrease the number of trips the Unipart Rail fleet undertakes, Bibby Distribution has added seven 13.6m triple-deck trailers, which are used for the distribution of specialised train components. ...
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DiesoLiFT proven to reduce NOx and particulate emissions
Recent studies have shown NOx reductions of 8% and a decrease in smoke and particulate emissions of 24% to 45%.

By Dave Tilmouth
21 March 2016 09:41:20



Unipart Rail has conducted a number of field trial in the road and rail sectors that have proved that DiesoLiFT, as part of the Fuel Efficiency Management (FEM) solution....
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5 star result from RISQS Audit!
Crewe site achieves top ranking

By Dave Tilmouth
03 March 2016 11:39:25



Zero non-conformities leads to 5 star award...
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Supporting young people with the Crewe Pledge
Mock Apprentice Assessment Centre held in Crewe

By Laura Bennett
19 February 2016 10:00:14



Unipart Rail are working closely with the Crewe Pledge, which aims to foster a collaboration between schools, colleges, businesses and organisations in the local area with a single aim in mind – to help young people with the transition from education into employment....
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Indoor Triathlon raises over £1600 for the British Red Cross
14 staff from Unipart Rail’s specialist consultancy team involved

By Dave Tilmouth
26 January 2016 10:44:12



Unipart Rail’s specialist consultancy team organised for their 14 staff to participate in an Indoor Triathlon to raise over £1600 for South Yorkshire Red Cross on Friday 22nd of January. The event took place in Unipart Rail’s offices In Doncaster and was supported by Nuffield Health who supplied the...
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Charity Fundraising Reaches the Next Level
from the team at Unipart Dorman

By Nicola Holt
12 January 2016 11:53:48



Well done to all our team members who have raised an impressive £3800 for local charities....
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We wish you a Merry Christmas....
Carol singing and fundraising in Doncaster

By Laura Bennett
21 December 2015 11:32:13



Christmas officially landed at the Unipart Rail site in Doncaster on Friday 18th December - with Carol singing, Christmas Jumpers and Reindeer Headgear on show!...
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Happy Christmas Jumper Day!
Raising money for Text Santa

By Laura Bennett
21 December 2015 09:49:29



The Unipart Rail site in Crewe was a very festive place on Friday 18th December as staff entered into the Christmas spirit and raised money for a fantastic cause by taking part in Text Santa's official Christmas Jumper Day!...
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Fund Raising for Alder Hey Hospital
with Christmas Jumpers at Unipart Dorman

By Nicola Holt
16 December 2015 15:33:33



The team at Unipart Dorman have been celebrating the festive season today, whilst remembering those less fortunate by taking part in our Christmas Jumper day and joining in the company Christmas raffle. ...
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Having a (Railway) Ball
Helping raise funds for the Railway Children

By Dave Tilmouth
08 December 2015 16:16:52



Unipart Rail supports the work of The Railway Children charity at the Railway Ball...
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Improving Rural Road Safety
with VAS signage from Unipart Dorman

By Nicola Holt
28 October 2015 13:00:23



Three people died on country roads every day last year....

With over 1000 people killed and over 9000 seriously injured on our country roads in 2014, highlighting the dangers ahead and making our roads safer is paramount*....
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Supporting Cyclists Fighting Cancer
The team present a cheque for £2015 to the charity

By Laura Bennett
20 July 2015 10:24:59



Over the last 3 months, Unipart Dorman have been raising money for Cyclists Fighting Cancer through a variety of activities including a bike ride, a blind auction and a number of raffles.

The team raised a fantastic amount through personal donations and via the justgiving webpage and were delighted ...
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Raising the ‘BIKE’ with Fundraising
£2015 raised for Cyclists Fighting Cancer

By Nicola Holt
08 July 2015 15:09:54



During the first half of 2015, Dave Jones our Production Engineering and Product Assurance Manager took up a fundraising challenge.

Dave identified Cyclists Fighting Cancer as a charity he’d like to support and created a plan of a number of activities that could be arranged to raise funds for this w...
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Supporting the Queenscourt Hospice
Generous donation presented to the charity

By Laura Bennett
04 June 2015 13:12:22



Unipart Dorman have presented a cheque for £300.00 to the Queenscourt Hospice charity.

The charity provides support for the people of Southport, Formby and West Lancs. Caring for patients with serious illnesses, enabling them to achieve the best possible quality of life at each new stage. Support is...
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Raising funds for the Railway Benefit Fund
Supporting their work with rail employees and their families

By Dave Tilmouth
15 May 2015 08:54:46



During our customer dinner held during RailTex we held a raffle, raising a total of £767. Pictured accepting the cheque on the Unipart Dorman stand at Railtex is Tim Shoveller - Chairman of RBF and MD of the South West Trains/Network Rail Alliance from David Kierton - Director Business Collaboration...
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Success for Unipart Dorman Wheelers
£1,200 raised for Cyclists Fighting Cancer

By Laura Bennett
11 May 2015 23:23:45



On Saturday 9th May, the “Dorman Wheelers” cycling team set off from Crewe at 9am. After a 100km journey (a little bit more for one of the sub-teams who took a couple of diversions!), all 14 riders cycled safely into Southport arriving about 4pm for a well earned refreshment at the Thatch and Thistl...
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Unipart Gets Top Marks in Responsible Business Index
99% score achieved

By Dave Tilmouth
20 April 2015 11:25:31



Unipart Group, one of Europe’s leading private manufacturing, logistics and consultancy companies, is one of only a handful of companies to receive a five star rating in the Business in the Community 2015 Corporate Responsibility Index - the UK’s leading benchmark of responsible business.

Today’s an...
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Unipart Rail supports new international procurement initiative
Railsponsible is focused on sustainable procurement

By Dave Tilmouth
12 March 2015 08:34:00



Unipart Rail, as the leading Traction Rolling Stock supply chain management business in the UK was one of a select few invited to the launch of Railsponsible in Utrecht on the 4th March. The event, hosted by the Dutch train operator, NS, included other major European operators such as Deutsche Bahn ...
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