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 […]
The industry needs to re-examine its relationship with its customers if it is to end the rate squeeze, according to Bullet Express MD David McCutcheon. Responding to news last week that despite growth in the pallet sector, rates remained under acute pressure, McCutcheon said: “As a haulier of more than 22 years, rates have never been better for clients.” McCutcheon, who is a Pall-Ex member and has a 50-strong fleet of vehicles, said: “While pallet networks remain invaluable to hauliers, […]
XPO Logistics’ UK distribution operation has introduced an electronic signature capture system (pictured) that will be used to provide shippers with immediate online access to delivery confirmation.
Two-man delivery operator Arrow XL has launched its complete logistics service, covering all aspects of goods movement from unloading products from containers and delivering them to households.