The driver shortage is a bigger cause for concern to the industry in 2018 than it was last year, according to a new survey. Almost half of UK transport businesses believe the driver shortage is the biggest barrier to business growth, while the majority surveyed claim to have seen customer expectations climb in the last year, according to new research form Paragon Software Systems. The routing software provider spoke to more than 100 UK transport businesses, of which 46% said […]
Amazon is trialling a fully-electric autonomous delivery robot called ‘Scout’ to take packages to their final destination.
Lancashire tipper operator Gerrard’s of Swinton has opened a new training centre to expand its capacity to train ex-services personnel as HGV drivers.
DAF engineers to be behind the wheel when HGV platoon trial takes to UK roads within the next few months
The UK’s first on-road HGV platooning trial will begin in spring next year with a convoy of three wirelessly connected DAF trucks driven in the first phase by the manufacturer’s engineers, Highways England has confirmed.