Birmingham-based PGS Global Logistics is growing its own talent pool through a driver recruitment campaign dubbed “Not Your Average Joe’ which aims to attract younger candidates to train as HGV drivers. The company, which is a member of Pallet-Track, has enlisted Joe Eyles, son of MD Paul Eyles, as the face behind the ‘Not Your Average Joe’ initiative. The younger Eyles oversees the maintenance of the PGS Fleet, which has around 65 trucks and 79 trailers. He also has both […]
Pall-Ex Group is investing £200,000 in putting 10 staff through a management degree programme in partnership with University Centre Quayside as part of a drive to create the network’s next generation of business leaders.
Drunk driver pleads with court not to ban him as he will lose “significant” earnings due to driver shortage
A Lithuanian lorry driver, arrested for driving a lorry whilst drunk, pleaded with the court not to ban him as the driver shortage meant he could lose out on “significant” earnings whilst in Britain. Manchester Magistrates Court heard that Lithuanian Vitas Urbonas, 48, was seen driving a MAN tractor unit in the early hours of Sunday morning (September 12) on the M61. The police followed him and found him parked on Bridgewater Avenue, in Bolton, where he claimed to be […]
Pallet-Track has opened a southern hub in Hertfordshire’s Welwyn Garden City, a move it claims will save 500,000 extra miles of transport per year for shipments heading into the capital.