Transervice Express Transport has joined forces with RHA and Jobcentre Plus to help roll out a nationwide work experience scheme aimed at tackling the driver shortage crisis. The West Bromwich-based company will offer a rolling programme of onsite training to job seekers on the work experience programme. It also plans to offer its training facilities to other hauliers in the region who sign up to the work experience scheme. The scheme, dubbed Driving Britain’s Future, was launched nationally by the […]
A leading commercial vehicle insurance broker has expressed surprise that the logistics sector has not reacted more angrily to the 3.5% hike in insurance premium tax (IPT) that came into effect this month.
Proposals to grant business groups the power to challenge unfair payment terms on behalf of their members are being considered by the government.
The skills shortage, Brexit and the push towards low-emission vehicles are the biggest issues facing the road transport industry, the chief executive of the RHA has said.