I would like to reply to Driver Require CEO Kieran Smith’s article which only shows the issue from 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 […]
Temperature controlled distribution specialist Fowler Welch (FW) has just completed a £2m upgrade of its largest site, in Spalding, Lincolnshire, after a year which saw turnover rise 13% to £163m in the 12 months to March 2017.
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.