Operators are struggling to find reliable agency drivers as they gear up for the peak Christmas period, with warnings that the shortage will intensify, forcing prices higher. Leicester-based Premier Logistics told Motortransport.co.uk its main agency has been struggling to provide staff. “Because of Driver CPC, there is a clause in the contract that allows them to not hit the agreed service levels; this has forced us to look elsewhere in the market,” said commercial manager Mark Steel. However, Steel said […]
Truck drivers in danger of losing their licences because GPs and private providers are no longer carrying out D4 medicals during the COVID-19 pandemic have accused the DVLA of throwing them to the wolves.
Boughey Distribution takes delivery of first Volvo new generation FH vehicles as part of £11m fleet renewal programme
Cheshire-based Boughey Distribution’s first Volvo new generation FH vehicles have arrived on site, heralding the roll-out of an £11m renewal of the firm’s 127-strong fleet.
Bradford-based logistics firm Expect Distribution has closed its two-man e-retail delivery operation, following a number of “operational challenges”.