The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has pressed chancellor George Osborne to reconsider making a training fund available for the industry, after hopes were dashed in the Autumn Statement last week. In a letter to the chancellor, the RHA called for an urgent meeting: “Government is failing this industry and the economy and urgent action is needed from the Treasury. “We support the chancellor’s objectives set in Autumn Statement – but the economy needs to have enough lorry drivers if he […]
The head of one of the UK’s leading hauliers has urged the industry to sign an online petition demanding councils and major developers include HGV welfare facilities on their agendas.
Almost half the apprentices entering the logistics industry are over the age of 25, figures from research and marketing agency Firedog – the company led by former Skills for Logistics MD Ross Moloney – have revealed.
The ways in which scientific developments will change the future of road transport will be examined at the Microlise Transport Conference, with a speech from one of the UK government’s senior policy makers.