The logistics sector has been offered expert advice on how to attract and develop a new and more diverse workforce after the FTA’s annual Skills Report revealed the driver shortage figure has risen to 59,000 from 52,000 in 2018. Speaking at the 2019 Labour Shortages Conference in Birmingham on 29 October, FTA head of skills and Welsh policy Sally Gilson said the “driver crisis” first identified back in 2015 was worsening and that urgent measures were now needed to tackle […]
Trade associations have cautioned against adding further complexity into the London supply chain, after TfL went live with its latest Direct Vision Standard (DVS) consultation.
There is widespread agreement among UK and Irish parties that there should be no return to what has been labelled a ‘hard border’ separating Northern Ireland and Ireland after Brexit.
Prices have dropped on the Severn Crossings today as the bridges entered back into public ownership.