The RHA has said the Transport Committee report into the driver shortage, which said that current measures to tackle the issue are not enough to resolve it, is a “fair reflection” of the industry’s problems. The report called on both the government and the industry to do more to tackle the shortage of drivers, but RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said it was important to “not lose sight of the positives”. “This is a great, diverse and vital industry with […]
Wincanton has won a two-year warehousing and distribution contract with baby and toddler food manufacturer Ella’s Kitchen. The contract will see Wincanton managing inbound deliveries from factories, picking, packing and distributing five million cases a year to supermarkets across the UK and its growing list of international customers. James McMaster, chief operating officer at Ella’s Kitchen, said: “Every second of every day someone around the world eats an Ella’s Kitchen product. Ensuring that our supply chain is setup to consistently […]
The RHA and local member Steve Porter Transport took a truck to Newport for the start of the Isle of Wight cylcing festival on 14 September to get cyclists in the cab and demonstrate the blind spots faced by LGV drivers. Part of the RHA’s cycle safety campaign, the initiative is part of a series of events bringing together cyclists and operators so both groups understand each other’s concerns.