After three years in the pilot phase, the not-for-profit Road to Logistics scheme developed by the RHA and Microlise to get people including ex-military and ex-offenders trained as HGV drivers is about to start its national roll-out, backed by a £1m grant from the DfT. “Road to Logistics will launch at the end of October after we finally got the government to back us,” says RHA chief executive Richard Burnett. “In the next few weeks we will have kick-off meetings […]
The UK supply chain is “in danger of collapsing” as the migrant problem continues to worsen in Calais, the FTA has warned.
Lancashire tipper operator Gerrard’s of Swinton has opened a new training centre to expand its capacity to train ex-services personnel as HGV drivers.
The road haulage industry boosted its efficiency last year, according to new statistics from the DfT.