The RHA and Microlise are to train military veterans who have spent time in prison for jobs in the logistics industry. RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said the scheme, Road to Logistics, could help plug the industry’s skills shortage while providing assistance to those who need a “helping hand onto the employment ladder”. The scheme was launched at the Microlise Transport Conference in Coventry last week in conjunction with veteran support charity Care after Combat. Burnett said: “Care after Combat […]
The RHA has called for the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to be scrapped in its London mayoral election manifesto.
7) Richard Burnett Title: Chief executive RHA For the general public, Richard Burnett is the face of the road transport industry. When he became chief executive of the RHA in summer 2014 Burnett would hardly have believed he would have to be a man for a crisis. But life isn’t always that straightforward.
The RHA is calling on the government to give emergency £2,500 training grants to hauliers to fund the training of new HGV drivers in a bid to head-off a critical shortage of drivers.