The FTA has had its Truck and Van Excellence audits approved by TfL as meeting the latter’s work-related road risk (WRRR) requirements, a status previously held only by Fors. Previously hauliers wishing to work on TfL contracts had to be Fors bronze or equivalent accredited to meet the WRRR requirements. The association is calling the extended audits, which include additional items to meet the WRRR requirements, Truck/Van Excellence +TfL. James Hookham, deputy chief executive at the FTA, said the schemes […]
More than 67,000 employees working in the logistics sector are regarded as not being proficient in their jobs, according to a report by a government advisory body.
An investigation by Motortransport.co.uk has uncovered that J O’Doherty Haulage is just one of many Fors members to have had action taken against them in a public inquiry (PI) in recent times, raising further questions about the credibility of the quality benchmarking scheme.
The RHA is to make an emergency submission to the government this week demanding that it steps in and sorts out the industry’s driver shortage, before it undermines the fragile economic recovery.