Shown here are the first two drivers to have gained C+E entitlement via an HGV driver upgrade scheme at Meachers Global Logistics. The Meachers HGV Licence Upgrade scheme, which involves giving drivers who already hold a C catergory licence, professional training to achieve their C+E, is run in partnership with training firm S-G Transport Training & Logistics and specialist transport recruitment firm JT Recruit. Under the scheme, drivers receive training that would normally cost them up to £2,000. Driver Mark […]
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.
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.