Once again, it was great to exhibit at the Business Travel Show 2017, which is always a fantastic event, meeting many potential clients but also catching up with industry partners and some familiar faces. We had a great stand which really stood out amongst the busy crowds. We displayed live tracking of UK disruption, as storm Doris was keeping our team very busy with disruption to airlines and rail services, demonstrating our emergency transport solution live in action.
Storm Doris has now passed! We want to take this opportunity to thank everybody for their help and support in what was yet another challenging day. At peak times the sheer volume of calls & requests was staggering. As always, we collectively got through the day with our heads held high. Great team effort (189 Coaches - 498 Taxis - 784 Hotels). Here's to a safe weekend.
That’s right, CMAC has been going for a decade and what a decade it’s been. From humble beginnings, our team has grown and flourished but never lost sight of what it is that we wanted to achieve. And that was to provide a first-class service to both our customers and our suppliers, one never being more important than the other. Over ten years we are proud to say that most of our very first customers and suppliers are still with us and enjoy being part of the larger CMAC family.
So what does the next ten years hold ...
Congratulations to Jayne Strong our Head of Finance who has been shortlisted for Financial Controller/Company Accountant of the Year (Reporting Direct in to Managing Director/Business Owner) in the North West Finance Awards (NWFA), which recognise business excellence across the accounting and finance professions.
We are very proud to be awarded accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating our commitment to high performance through good people management.
The quality of the service CMAC delivers to clients and suppliers reflects the quality and commitment of all of our team. Keeping them engaged and encouraging professional development is a core value of CMAC, and we are delighted to have this recognised with the Investors in People accreditation.
Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, kindly said,
We’d like to congratulate CMAC, Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming ...
Business Continuity Transport (BCT) has been shortlisted in two categories at the Business Continuity Awards.
As the UK’s only dedicated provider of emergency and pre-planned managed transport services for the business continuity industry BCT has been shortlisted for Specialist Company of the Year.
BCT has also been shortlisted for Most Effective Recovery of the Year for its work providing emergency transport and accommodation solutions to Thomas Cook Airlines.
Winners to be announced on 9th June 2016.
We’ve won the Growing Business Award at the Red Rose Awards 2016. Hosted by Lancashire Business View, the Red Rose Awards celebrate Lancashire business, commerce and industry.
Last year, we secured a number of contracts with blue chip companies and moved over 500,000 people. This year we’re continuing to work hard to keep our customers, and their customers, happy and we’re aiming to move a million passengers.
"Coach Hire Booking differs itself from Plain Jane brokers by giving both the client and operator a higher level of service…”. Read this article from Route One (pages 36/37), which explains how we do things differently to our competitors.
Flight Delay Services, formerly owned by Arriva, has joined forces with our sister company DDS. This is a fantastic opportunity to combine the strengths of both companies and establish DDS as market leader in the airline divert and HOTAC (hotel accommodation) sector.