We often hear about the shortage of skilled workers in the logistics industry and nowhere is this more evident than in the critical lack of qualified drivers for our sector.
TNT UK has revealed business transformation specialist Marianne Culver as its new MD, replacing Alistair Cochrane who has left the business.
Expect Distribution has won a five-year contract renewal from energy drinks firm Boost Drinks.
C Butt has made its largest pre-tax profit in five years, and is back in the black for the first time in three years.
Kuehne + Nagel is to replace food service customer Spirit Pub Company’s entire fleet with 56 new Iveco trucks as part of an open book contract.
Government and local authorities have been urged not to “demonise diesel” but to develop a national framework instead to encourage the take up of modern, clean diesel trucks. The call came at a conference on air quality held by vehicle manufacturers’ association the SMMT.
The launching of a criminal investigation without first holding a public inquiry (PI) into Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) “stinks”, according to the defence counsel for two of the company’s directors.
The FTA and RHA joined forces at a Treasury meeting last Friday (20 Feb) to push for immediate government funding towards the cost of training and licence acquisition for new HGV drivers.
Proposals to grant business groups the power to challenge unfair payment terms on behalf of their members are being considered by the government.
Palletline has confirmed it will introduce a new pallet weight restriction of 750kg for tail-lift deliveries later this year, with the aim of boosting safety for its members’ drivers.