The UK’s youngest female transport manager CPC holder has slammed the logistics sector for not doing enough to attract new recruits. Twenty-year-old Molly Watson, project manager with Pallet-Track member Osborne Motor Transport in South Shields, said efforts to plug the skills gap, including attracting truck drivers, faces an uphill battle unless the industry addresses fundamental infrastructure issues such as reversing the lack of investment in truck stops and secure parking. She said the sector’s unattractive reputation for long hours and […]
The FTA has accused the London Assembly of “not thinking things through” after its Transport Committee called for a cut in LCV traffic in the capital, just months after it demanded a ban on HGV traffic in the rush hour.
More than 200 drivers and warehouse staff at Indesit UK are to carry out four days of industrial action from the end of next week.
Tyre firm Prometeon has moved to allay concerns customers might have about new rules banning old tyres, stating that its fleet management processes already go “above and beyond” the new legal requirements.