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 […]
Shown here are the first two drivers to have gained C+E entitlement via an HGV driver upgrade scheme at Meachers Global Logistics.
Harris Transport director George Harris has spoken of his heartbreak after the family firm established by his parents was forced into administration.
Meachers Global Logistics, Red Funnel and Steve Porter Transport Group took home trophies in this year’s Motor Transport Partnership Award, and while it might have been for their success transporting goods to and from the Isle of Wight, it wasn’t all sun and sand – there was plenty of hard work too.