New CILT president Beverley Bell has said the logistics industry needs to challenge stereotypes and raise its profile if it is to address the widening skills gap in the sector. Senior TC Bell, who officially took the CILT helm this month, addressed guests at the institute’s Annual President’s Inauguration Lunch, asking “why don’t people want to work in our industry?”. She said more needed to be done to challenge the stereotype of a ‘typical lorry driver’ and to champion the […]
A Fors Governance and Standards Advisory Group (GSAG) has been created to champion the direction and integrity of the scheme as it rolls out nationally.
Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell told delegates at the Microlise Conference in Coventry this week she had no regrets about dealing robustly with the “various villains” she had encountered in her 17 years as a TC.
The chancellor has ignored calls to introduce a training fund to tackle the chronic shortage of HGV drivers in today’s Autumn Statement.