EV Cargo’s Palletforce has announced a further £30,000 investment in driver welfare at its SuperHub. The funds will go towards upgrading visiting driver facilities and reinforcing safety procedures to protect staff, members and its network. The works are in addition to a range of measures introduced last year to make the site fully Covid-compliant, including social distancing for visiting drivers and staff, increased hygiene points, one-way systems and signage. Palletforce has also invested in new driver welfare units, with individual […]
Trailer manufacturers and dealers are warning of a “trailer drought” in the UK ahead of the Black Friday and Christmas peaks, with prices for second hand trailers reaching unprecedented levels.
Tanker firm Hoyer says a rejection of the latest tanker driver proposals by delegates at Unite’s oil trades conference is a “matter of grave concern”. It also slams Unite for its decision to re-ballot the company’s tanker drivers, following concerns raised that not all of them received ballot papers in the initial vote. Hoyer’s statement follows a vote from around 60 delegates at the Unite oil trades conference resulting in members recommending tanker drivers reject the deal in a national […]
Almost 5,000 HGV learner drivers lost more than £180,000 last year due to suspended practical tests, according to freedom of information data.