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 RHA has met with business secretary Vince Cable to highlight the impact the current driver shortage is having on the economy and how it could be addressed.
The FTA has reiterated previous calls for action over migrant build-ups in northern France after a new rail freight service to the port of Calais was postponed due to safety concerns.
Hauliers will be faced with a major training challenge if the UK quits the customs union, CEVA Logistics’ executive director Leigh Pomlett has warned MPs.