The latest UK Labour Market survey from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG has underlined the acute driver shortage that is threatening to stymie operator growth. Released last week to provide a snapshot of the state of the UK jobs market for the new government, the report shows drivers are one of several permanent positions employers are struggling to fill. The report also highlights that temporary drivers are hard to source. This was underlined earlier this month, with […]
The FTA has called on Eurotunnel and the French authorities to upgrade any weak spots in their security fencing after more than 100 migrants broke into the tunnel operator’s French terminal earlier this month, causing hours of delays to passenger and freight services.
The government has confirmed that it plans to trial truck platoons on the UK’s strategic road network in the 2016 spring Budget.
Gregory Distribution has bought fellow South-West haulier Framptons Transport Services.