Gregory Distribution has launched a recruitment drive for HGV drivers in the south west, particularly young and inexperienced applicants. It wants to recruit around 100 drivers in the next 12 months and will be holding a series of open days at its depots. Head of HR Paul Turner told Motortransport.co.uk that the company wants to attract young blood into the business to help alleviate the problems associated with an ageing driver workforce. New contracts have also created the need to […]
Average truck operating costs have risen by a massive 75% since September 2000 while reported haulage rates were only 23% higher in July 2013 than back then, new cost figures from the RHA have shown.
Plumbing and heating products supplier Wolseley is launching a year-long apprenticeship scheme for aspiring HGV drivers at two of its DCs.
The number of HGV driving licence tests taken and passed surged in the year to 31 March 2016.