Telematics firm Microlise has launched its annual search for the top HGV drivers in the UK transport industry. Winners will be chosen purely through the analysis of telematics data and manager feedback. A judging panel will select drivers for the shortlists and the winners are selected on anonymised telematics data and questionnaires completed by managers of each driver or entries submitted. The Driver of the Year awards aim to recognise the UK’s most talented HGV drivers – acknowledging the vital […]
Wincanton says it is “extremely disappointed” that Unite failed to persuade its tanker driver members to accept proposals put forward over terms and conditions after six days of talks at conciliation service Acas. A spokeswoman for the operator says: “Along with the five other employers, Wincanton entered into the talks in good faith, having clearly stated that sector-wide collective bargaining on pay was not to be on the agenda. “With just one third of the industry represented by the employers […]
Around 100 HGV drivers working for aviation catering firm DO & CO have agreed to a 14% pay increase following a row over pay disparities.
As 2014 draws to a close, MT.co.uk looks back at the stories you wanted to read. There were shocks, surprises and startling revalations galore in the road transport industry, but what were the ten stories that attracted the most attention? Here’s a clue: Seafield, Stobart and shortages dominated…