Classifying HGV drivers as ‘low skilled’ and refusing potential applicants from getting visas could cause the industry to grind to a halt, business groups have warned. The government this week unveiled its plan to move away from the UK’s reliance on “cheap labour” from Europe and instead “encourage people with the right talent.” The proposals include expanding the definition of skilled workers to those educated to A-level/Scottish Highers equivalent standard. A points-based system would also be introduced, with overseas citizens […]
A fully integrated vehicle telematics and camera system is providing one fleet operator with a training programme that it claimed had reduced accidents by almost a quarter.
Abbey Logistics is topping up its frontline workers’ sick pay to ensure they do not feel the need to continue to work if they need to self-isolate during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The road haulage industry boosted its efficiency last year, according to new statistics from the DfT.