I would like to reply to Driver Require CEO Kieran Smith’s article which only shows the issue form a selfish point of view ie the agency trying get more money for itself. I would like to offer up another side to the issue. Having worked in logistics for some 30 years now I agree that drivers are underpaid but that is driven by the consumer wanting everything as fresh and as cheap as can be. Kieran may want to ask […]
A scheme to train ex-offenders as HGV drivers has won £1m of government funding after a successful trial at HM Sudbury Prison.
John Jempson & Son has backed the call for a government loan scheme for trainee HGV drivers, which would operate along the same lines as a student loan.
Sir Mike Penning on addressing the driver shortage; why he won’t back May’s Brexit deal and a need for emission controls
Sir Mike Penning MP announced at an RHA parliamentary reception last year that he intended to form an all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on road freight and logistics to ensure that this vital sector has a voice in parliament as the UK leaves the EU.