The government has quashed hopes for a new HGV driving Trailblazer apprenticeship by rejecting the standards for a third time. Despite the deepening driver shortage gripping the sector and the government’s refusal to back an HGV driver training fund, the skills minister turned down the industry’s bid for the much-needed apprenticeship following a panel review of the training standard. The panel felt that the training involved in becoming an HGV driver did not need to take 12 months, which was […]
The UK MD of Gefco has said that the 3PL will be more profitable in the future, as it has made moves to strengthen its offering both inside, and outside, of the automotive logistics market.
A new law requiring truck manufacturers to measure and publish the CO2 emissions and fuel consumption of new lorries has been given the green light by MEPs.
The FTA has called on the UK government not to act upon Prime Minister Theresa May’s previous promise to take “no deal rather than a bad deal”, as Brexit negotiations formally begin today (19 June).