Gregory Distribution has launched a recruitment drive for HGV drivers in the south west, particularly young and inexperienced applicants. It wants to recruit around 100 drivers in the next 12 months and will be holding a series of open days at its depots. Head of HR Paul Turner told Motortransport.co.uk that the company wants to attract young blood into the business to help alleviate the problems associated with an ageing driver workforce. New contracts have also created the need to […]
The FTA has reiterated its warning that with the Driver CPC deadline now reached, the road transport industry is facing not only a short-term driver shortage but a more serious underlying recruitment problem.
The chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Freight Transport (APPG) has said a push to extend student loans to cover would-be HGV drivers is not dead, despite the government seemingly killing-off the proposal.