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 […]
The government has challenged the logistics industry to boost the number of its female and ethnic minority employees.
John Lewis has called on Jaupt to provide more visibility about the way in which a driver obtains their Driver Qualification Card (DQC) in the future.
UK automotive manufacturing sector needs further government intervention to ensure post-pandemic recovery, SMMT warns
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on manufacturing is expected to cut annual light commercial vehicle production volumes by a third to just 920,000 units this year, according to a report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).