The skills shortage and the industry’s image will be at the forefront of a workshop hosted by the RHA at the Microlise Transport Conference. The Driving Britain’s Future workshop will be hosted by the association’s director of policy Jack Semple on 17 May. It will also focus on the potential impacts of Brexit on the sector and driver health and welfare. RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said: “We are excited to be returning again to the Microlise Transport Conference – […]
RHA and FTA say Transport Committee report on driver shortage is “fair reflection” of industry’s issues
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 RHA has renewed its call for French troops to be deployed to restore order in Calais as migrant numbers continue to swell.
Backload rates are so bad that some operators are wondering if they’re worth taking. Is the era of backloads coming to an end? It certainly sounds like it for some operators, judging by comments MT has heard recently. The issue, of course, is that the rates being handed out for many backloads simply aren’t high enough for the job to be worth taking. It’s a long-standing problem voiced most recently by Matthew Kibble, MD of Lancashire-based Matthew Kibble Transport, who […]