The head of one of the UK’s leading hauliers has urged the industry to sign an online petition demanding councils and major developers include HGV welfare facilities on their agendas. Moreton Cullimore, MD of the Cullimore Group, said a full review of planning legislation is needed to force councils to include adequate, safe and secure HGV parking with refreshment and washing facilities for drivers during the building of large distribution parks or when undertaking major road improvement or other construction […]
Around 2,000 drivers and warehouse staff across three Tesco DCs could be taking strike action in the run-up to Christmas, after union Unite began balloting them following what it described as a “pitiful” pay offer by the retailer.
Fleet operators are calling for the industry to pull together to help their businesses survive through the COVID-19 crisis, according to a new report.
Grant Shapps has replaced Chris Grayling as Secretary of State for Transport as part of newly installed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle.