Road safety organisation Brake has urged firms to implement a zero-tolerance approach to at-work drink and drug driving, after a survey suggested fewer than half would dismiss an employee for driving when over the legal alcohol limit. The survey, carried out by Brake and driving compliance consultancy Licence Bureau, suggested that more than half of firms never test their employees for alcohol or drug use. It also showed only 44% would dismiss an employee found driving over the legal limit […]
The Unite union has threatened The Co-operative Group with nationwide industrial action over the transfer of 50-Midlands based drivers to Eddie Stobart.
Meachers Global Logistics and Steve Porter Transport Group have launched phase one of a partnership they hope will develop, generating new business and stripping out duplication from their respective networks. The strategic partnership, which began in earnest this week after months of preparatory work, sees Meachers trunking the Isle of Wight-based Steve Porter Transport’s overnight groupage from Southampton to its Midlands DCs in Northampton and Coventry. The trunking includes work undertaken by Steve Porter Transport as part of the Fortec […]
DX Group has said that the shortage of skilled HGV drivers continues to affect its profitability as it continues to address its performance following a profit warning in November.