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). Its new jobs recovery tracker, designed to spot signs of labour market growth through the use of jobs posting data, found all areas of the UK saw a continued decline in advertised jobs between 4-10 May and 11-17 May, with the exception of the North East, where postings increased by […]
Almost a third of fleet operators’ trucks are parked up as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, according to a survey carried out for MT by market researchers Fusion. Three quarters of operators have at least one vehicle laid up while 9% reported their entire fleet was off the road.
XPO Logistics has admitted it is solving challenges it never thought it would face as it adapts to the COVID-19 crisis, safeguards its workforce and continues to deliver critical supplies.
HGV driver medicals are being suspended by two of the largest providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.