The government should stimulate the economy by creating a quantitative easing programme for people rather than banks, according to Clugston Group CEO Stephen Martin. Speaking to Motortansport.co.uk this week about the annual results for Clugston’s logistics arm, Clugston Distribution Services, Martin expressed frustration at the lack of government financial support for trainee HGV drivers. This is something the RHA has campaigned for seemingly only to be rebuffed by the government. He said: “We want to get young drivers on board […]
The RHA has met with business secretary Vince Cable to highlight the impact the current driver shortage is having on the economy and how it could be addressed.
MT Top 100 company Norbert Dentressangle has begun extending its use of an Isotrak telematics-based vehicle and driver monitoring system to another 140 vehicles within its tanker distribution division, bringing the total number of tankers covered by the technology to 260 across 31 different sites.
The RHA and Microlise are to train military veterans who have spent time in prison for jobs in the logistics industry.