Uncertainty over EU workers’ future employment rights is a “major concern” given that 10% of the UK’s driver workforce is from the EU, the FTA has warned. In a new report, The driver shortage: issues and trends, the FTA highlights the UK’s reliance on the 31,542 EU drivers in the sector; a figure up 25% from last year’s 25,109, and up 65% on 2014’s 19,062. The association’s deputy chief executive James Hookham urged the government “to ensure its Brexit negotiations […]
One in five transport business leaders believe there is considerable potential for the use of robots working in the industry within the next decade.
Rental levels at large warehouses are set to rise this year after a fall in the supply of sites across the UK last year.
Wolverhampton-based pallet network Pallet-Track has said its new international service in partnership with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK will begin operating next Monday (13 April).