Moto’s offer of free meals for HGV drivers parking overnight at their facilities, launched at the start of the pandemic lockdown, comes to an end this week. In its place the motorway services operator has relaunched an upgraded, cut-price food voucher scheme. Moto launched the free meal scheme at the start of lockdown in recognition of the crucial work HGV drivers were doing to keep the UK’s supply chains flowing during the crisis. The scheme, which saw nearly 30,000 meals […]
DHL Consumer Bawtry has awarded a contract for the management of both its temporary and permanent staffing requirements to recruitment specialist Milestone. The contract, worth approximately £8m a year, will see Milestone manage LGV drivers, fork lift truck drivers, warehouse operatives and administrative staff at Bawtry, Europe’s single largest multi-user warehousing and distribution site. Milestone has located ten of its specialist staff onsite to recruit, train and manage over 400 temporary workers that are required daily by the largest single employer in the Doncaster area. Adam Thompson, joint founder of Milestone, […]
The road transport industry will have to help itself, after its call to ‘help us, help you’ via a £150m HGV driver training fund was ignored in yesterday’s Emergency Budget.
NFT Distribution recorded a pre-tax loss in the 12 months to 2 April 2016 after exceptional costs of £7.1m, although the operator said it was now well placed to prosper.