Current efforts to resolve the driver shortage will not be enough to prevent the looming skills crisis, the Transport Committee has said. In its report released today, the select committee said that “years of under investment” by the road transport industry had lead to a shortage of around 45,000 drivers. A further 40,000 are expected to leave the industry by 2017 according to the report, and the committee said both the industry and the government need to do more to […]
The government must avoid any “distraction or dilution” from the trailblazer apprenticeships as the April 2017 start date approaches, the RHA has said.
Edge Transport’s new Deeside base is fully operational, following an official opening ceremony attended by former secretary of state Lord Barry Jones and RHA chief executive Richard Burnett.
A shortage of suitable subcontractors contributed to a squeeze on margins at automotive logistics specialist Brit European Transport in its last financial year.