Sir Mike Penning MP announced at an RHA parliamentary reception last year that he intended to form an all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on road freight and logistics to ensure that this vital sector has a voice in parliament as the UK leaves the EU. Penning was elected Conservative MP for Hemel Hempstead in May 2005 and has held a variety of challenging ministerial posts including armed forces, transport, Northern Ireland and policing. A privy counsellor, he was knighted in 2017 […]
Lloyd Fraser has warned that current trading conditions are challenging, but added it was too early to say what impact Brexit might have on its future performance.
The shortage of skilled drivers continues to be the major concern for senior professionals in road haulage and logistics businesses throughout the UK, according to the findings of a major study published at the CV Show this week.
The number of people taking HGV category C and C+E driving tests has fallen 11% year-on-year, and stands almost a quarter lower than a decade ago.