Lenham Storage enjoyed a ‘successful’ year’s trading in the 12 months to 31 August 2015, but the driver shortage remained a challenge. In the directors’ notes to its annual accounts, Lenham said it had struggled with the recruitment of both category C and category C+E qualified drivers during the period. It meant a greater reliance on agency drivers to meet an increase in activity during the year, which pushed up its cost of sales. This was partially tempered by a […]
Vosa is cracking down on LGV drivers who took their test after September 2009 and are driving illegally because they have not acquired their Initial Driver CPC. Drivers who acquired their LGV licence before September 2009 have until September 2014 to get their Driver CPC, by completing 35 hours of periodic training. Most professional drivers who have taken their first LGV test since September 2009 are required to pass all four modules of the test, and so obtain their Driver […]
TNT Express said it does not expect to see the full benefit of its profit improvement strategy until 2018-19, as it admits it did not acheive the turnover and profitability it expected in 2014.
Eddie Stobart Logistics has seen its push around manufacturing, industrial and bulk (MIB) pay off handsomely, with the segment now its biggest turnover contributor, the firm said today (10 April).