The results of an online poll conducted by Motortransport.co.uk have found that while 43% of the 487 operators believed leaving the EU would benefit their businesses, 40% did not. The remaining 17% of respondents were undecided. While the weak pound is boosting exports, according to a report from the CBI last month, there have been examples of Brexit fallout too: in July Hargreaves Services said that its logistics division had seen a multi-million pound infrastructure project it was lined up […]
Employers, not just their employees, will find themselves before Britain’s traffic commissioners (TCs) if drivers have not completed their periodic training by September 2014. Speaking at the RHA National Training Conference last week in Birmingham, senior TC Beverley Bell made clear her support for continuous professional development, stating “driver training is essentially about investing in your staff”. Bell set out the position of the TCs in regards to the fast-approaching deadline for those granted grandfather rights to complete their Driver […]
Pall-Ex has appointed marketing consultant Jean-Paul Benizri as its marketing director, to support it in its expansion on the Continent.
The United Pallet Network (UPN) has upgraded its IT to provide real-time, instant pricing, quotes and online ordering for Europe, as it looks to facilitate more cross border trade within its membership.