Nick Hay has joined the board of tech start-up Connected2, which provides an Uber-style agency platform to the HGV driver market. The move follows a 10-year stint as chief executive of Fowler Welch, which Dart Group sold to Culina Group for £98m in June. Using the Connected2 platform, operators and drivers are matched by algorithms. Drivers secure work and operators secure additional driver resources when required. “I am delighted to join Simon Crick and the team at Connected2,” Hay said. “With […]
A company that failed to ensure two of its workers were sufficiently rested to work and travel safely before they crashed into a parked articulated lorry and died has been fined £450,000.
The run-up to Christmas always poses serious challenges for operators, often stretching resources to breaking point, writes Simon Jack.
Motor Transport has joined the RHA and the CILT in calling on chancellor George Osborne to set aside £100m to fund the urgent recruitment and training of up to 45,000 new HGV drivers in his Autumn Statement on 3 December.