The road haulage industry boosted its efficiency last year, according to new statistics from the DfT. The department’s Domestic Road Freight Statistics for 2015 reported a 12% increase in the goods carried by HGVs over the year compared to 2014, to 152 billion tonne kms. However the miles travelled by HGVs for the same period grew by just 9% to 18.4 billion kms, the difference between the percentages suggesting the industry performed more efficiently year-on-year. The RHA’s director of policy […]
Parcels distribution firm Yodel says it is working with immigration officials following a raid at one of its depots in Surrey last Friday (3 May) that resulted in the arrest of 10 men working there.
Union Unite has slammed government plans to further extend the relaxation of regulations governing how long lorry drivers can work.
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.