The government has encouraged the industry to respond to plans to overhaul the country’s outdated planning system and explain how “high quality” lorry parking facilities should be provided. In a response to a petition demanding that councils are forced to include “safe and secure HGV parking with refreshment and washing facilities for drivers” when deciding distribution park applications, it said it was considering “innovative ideas” to improve HGV parks. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) said: “As […]
The Commons Transport Committee has announced an inquiry into government policy on the UK’s strategic road network.
To mark Time to Talk Day today (6 February), Mates in Mind has published a free guide to raise awareness about mental ill-health at work and help managers tackle the issue.
Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has been fined £825,000 after a series of safety failures resulted in a warehouse worker being run over by a forklift truck and left scarred for life.