Fuel distribution hauliers have kicked off discussions over national pay benchmarking and the development of an industry-wide health and safety training standard for tanker drivers. Talks are now taking place following a long-running tanker driver dispute in April/May, which saw conciliation service ACAS step in and table a set of proposals, including the creation of a set of working groups to establish best practice across the sector Norbert Dentressangle (ND) Tankers is one of several major logistics firms involved in […]
“We’ve had to right-size the business” – Simon Hobbs on a challenging first 10 months as Kinaxia chief executive
When Simon Hobbs says his induction as new Kinaxia boss wasn’t what he expected it sounds like the understatement of the year. Within weeks of taking the reins back in late January, the Covid crisis saw volumes across the group slump by 35% and cash quickly begin to drain.
DHL, which employs more than 42,000 people in the UK, has launched its own Military Employability Programme to recruit drivers from the ranks of those leaving the armed forces.
Lorry drivers who arrive in the UK from today (6 April) must take a Covid-19 test within 48 hours of their arrival or face a £2,000 fine, the DfT is warning.