More than 67,000 employees working in the logistics sector are regarded as not being proficient in their jobs, according to a report by a government advisory body. The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) also said that a shortage of HGV drivers means more staff and younger workers are required to keep pace with the rapidly evolving technology in the road transport sector, otherwise many firms risk being left behind by competitors. The report stated: “Although the vast majority […]
The creation of a northern powerhouse hangs in the balance following the EU referendum result, unless international trade is addressed as a matter of urgency, the FTA has warned.
DHL, which employs more than 42,000 people in the UK, has launched its own Military Employability Programme to recruit drivers from the ranks of those leaving the armed forces.
Gary Bellamy (pictured) from Forterra Building Products has been named the Lifetime Achievement winner in this year’s Microlise Driver of The Year Awards.