Logistics UK is calling for the government to urgently tackle the driver shortage crisis by providing financial support for HGV driver training, reforming the Apprenticeship Levy and prioritising HGV driver tests cancelled due to Covid restrictions. The call follows the publication this week of Logistics UK’s Skills and Employment Report 2020, which reveals that there were 20,500 fewer HGV drivers in Q2 2020, a reduction of 6.7% year-on-year. The report also reveals that the number of EU and UK HGV […]
Logistics firm Knowles Transport has boosted its fleet with the recent purchase of 50 Volvo FH460 Turbo Compound vehicles – the largest single order in the company’s history.
A new white paper designed to help employers navigate the process of managing driver wellbeing and safety as they emerge from the pandemic has been issued by the Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP).
Massey Wilcox Transport is calling on the government to tackle the driver shortage crisis by introducing a loan scheme for trainee HGV drivers, which would operate in a similar way to the student loan system.