RHA research has revealed that the long-predicted driver shortage is now severely affecting operators as they gear up for the Christmas peak. According to a poll of its members, both subcontractors and agency drivers are in short supply: 96.4% of respondents said they had difficulty in sourcing agency drivers, while 85% found subcontractors hard to come by. RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning told MT this is the first time the industry has been able to quantify the shortage of subbies […]
The RHA and Microlise are to train military veterans who have spent time in prison for jobs in the logistics industry.
They say you have to be an optimist to work in road transport, but the last 12 months of tough trading have taxed even those who always try to see the glass half full.
The government should stimulate the economy by creating a quantitative easing programme for people rather than banks, according to Clugston Group CEO Stephen Martin.