Moody Logistics has proved that apprenticeships can be successfully used to train HGV drivers after training up former warehouseman Alex Skelton to a Category C truck driver. Twenty two-year-old Skelton started work in the Cramlington firm’s distribution depot last September as part of its warehouse-to-wheels apprenticeship programme and has now gained his HGV licence after training with Tyneside Training Services (TTS), part of Gateshead College Group. Moody Logistics was one of the founders of TTS in the 1960s; it was […]
Operators and industry trade bodies have reacted with dismay to news that the government will continue to relax working hours until 8 August in an effort to ease the current driver shortage.
With just over a month to go until prime minister Boris Johnson insists the UK will leave the EU deal or no deal the chief executive of the RHA Richard Burnett has told motortransport.co.uk that the government has failed to help the transport industry prepare for Brexit.
Caroline Green joined Pallet-Track as chief financial officer a year ago and replaced Nigel Parkes as chief executive on 1 April. She began her career with Xerox and joined Pallet-Track from e-commerce specialist ReBound Returns, where she was chief operating and finance officer. MT finds out how the new job is going and gets her views on the challenges facing the wider sector… Q&A Pallet-Track profits were up 57% last year. Do you expect that trend to continue? Yes and […]