“Step up and improve your image,” youngest female transport manager CPC holder urges industry


 

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 […]