Volvo has started producing a limited number of trucks for the UK market as the COVID-19 pandemic shows signs of abating. The manufacturer has started producing trucks for the first time since March at plants in Belgium and Sweden which supply the majority of finished vehicles for the UK and Irish markets. The manufacturer has introduced a gradual resumption of manufacturing activities at the plants. Lines are operating at reduced speeds and staff are following social distancing and other protective […]
Tarmac’s plan to roll out new-night time shift rates will slash operators’ earnings and add further pressure to firms already struggling to survive the pandemic, hauliers warned this week.
The number of job adverts for HGV drivers fell by 7.4% last week, a reduction only surpassed by dental nurses, according to figures from the recruitment and employment confederation (REC).