HGV drivers have been warned by the DVLA that it will no longer accept medical reports from Doctors on Wheels, raising concerns that thousands of HGV drivers could be behind the wheel but unfit to drive. The DVLA’s warning follows police raids on the firm’s offices in Swindon, Leicester and Huddersfield last week as part of a trading standards investigation. The investigation, which is being headed up by Swansea’s Trading Standards team, was triggered by claims that D4 medicals were […]
DX Group has issued a profit warning, citing the shortage of HGV drivers as a key factor in driving up costs.
Despite the high proportion of the 2 million people working in UK logistics that are mobile or remote workers, there has been a lack of a coherent and quality assured online training to help their career development. But that is now changing with the launch of Flow.
The government has extended the temporary relaxation of drivers’ hours rules in the UK until October, in a move criticised by the industry as not making “any material difference” to the driver shortage.