Long-serving driver rewarded with replica model of his truck

A driver with nearly 20 years service for the same company has been presented with a limited-edition scale model of his truck.

David Sells, who drives for Manchester-based logistics company AKW Group, received the model as part of a series of initiatives the company is running that aim to recognise and reward long-serving employees.

Sells said: “I’ve worked for AKW since the year my twins were born; it’s been a massive part of my life, they have been like part of an extended family. I’m really pleased to be getting this model, I’ve had my eye on them since they came in!”

Initiatives such as this are just one that AKW is developing as it seeks to attract and retain staff. The company already has a training programme for unqualified drivers to enable them to obtain their HGV licences.

Julian Richards, managing director of AKW, said: “Drivers like Dave are the heart and soul of our business; they’re integral to what we do. I commend his dedication and would like to extend our gratitude for the great service he has provided over the years.”

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