The FTA has reiterated its warning that with the Driver CPC deadline now reached, the road transport industry is facing not only a short-term driver shortage but a more serious underlying recruitment problem. In a statement issued today [10 September] to mark the Driver CPC deadline, the FTA said that while its members were Driver CPC ready, the timing involved could have a troubling effect on the approaching Christmas peak, with operators scrambling about to find drivers. FTA fears temporary […]
Haulage firms and their drivers who unwittingly transport migrants into the UK inside their vehicles should not be fined until the chaos at Calais is rectified, according to a law firm.
Royal Mail will take on an additional 19,000 employees for the Christmas peak season, 2,600 of whom are intended for its Parcelforce operation.
Union Unite remains optimistic that most of the jobs under threat as a result of a restructure at TNT Fashion Group UK can be saved, regional officer Nick Halton told Motortransport.co.uk after an initial consultation meeting with the company.