PD Ports director Jim French has been awarded an MBE for services to young people in the transport industry in the Queen’s birthday honours. The semi-retired, former RHA chairman said receiving the honour “feels tremendous”, and added that he could not have achieved it without the support of people around him during his career of more than 40 years. He told MT: “During the whole of my career I’ve had a lot of support from other people. In terms of […]
Operators have been urged to get involved in the Think Logistics initiative to raise awareness among school children and college students of the careers available in road transport.
The RHA has demanded that Heathrow Airport update its freight movement facilities “as a matter of urgency”, following complaints of congestion and delay accessing the west London site.
The chancellor has ignored calls to introduce a training fund to tackle the chronic shortage of HGV drivers in today’s Autumn Statement.