Meachers Global Logistics has hired the first driver to have passed a pilot scheme, which aims to tackle the driver shortage with free vocational training. The scheme was developed by a consortium of Hampshire-based hauliers, including Meachers; Harris Transport; Pentalver Transort; AFS Haulage; Steve Porter Transport and Williams Shipping, along with Job Centre Plus and Southampton City Council. It was designed to tackle the “chronic” driver shortage in the UK, which would not only allow HGV drivers to qualify without […]
EV Cargo network Palletforce takes on Steve Porter Transport to become first to offer next-day Isle of Wight service
EV Cargo company Palletforce has become the first pallet network to offer a next-day service to the Isle of Wight with the addition of Hampshire-based Steve Porter Transport.
Shown here are the first two drivers to have gained C+E entitlement via an HGV driver upgrade scheme at Meachers Global Logistics.
Meachers Global Logistics has spent around £1m on seven new tractor units and 24 new trailers as part of its fleet renewal process.