The creators of a new online marketplace that connects temporary drivers with hirers, Driver Exchange (DX), claim it is set to revolutionise the market for agency LGV drivers. Adam Thompson, co-founder of DX, said it would transform the agency driver market – just as Opentable.com and eBay have in the fields of restaurant bookings and online trading – by automating many of the inefficient processes of smaller agencies and passing these savings on in the form of lower rates to […]
The logistics sector’s Trailblazer apprentice scheme standards have been completed and sent for approval to the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.
The MD of Eddie Stobart has said he is “extremely pleased” that the Doncaster driver row has finally been resolved. Speaking after Unite revealed its members had accepted an improved redundancy offer, the details of which were not disclosed, Eddie Stobart MD David Pickering said: “Since the start of September, we’ve worked diligently and professionally to come up with the best possible package for the drivers and to provide a range of alternative employment options. “It’s a positive way to […]
A new system of managed migration will allow the road transport industry to recruit skills internationally after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, has assured operators.