A career in logistics, including becoming an HGV driver, is the solution to spiralling unemployment rates – but the DVSA needs to sort out the thousands of lost driving tests during lockdown, according to Logistics UK. The business group was responding to figures released from the office of national statistics, which showed that unemployment is now at its highest rate since 2016, at 5.1%. Elizabeth de Jong, Logistics UK policy director, said: “The logistics industry is in desperate need of […]
6) Robert Goodwill MP Appointed to the role of Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport in October 2013, Robert Goodwill has certainly had to hit the ground running. He has a flurry of controversial issues to tackle from the get-go: the cyclist versus lorry safety debate, the A14 tolling debacle, reform of the Highways Agency and the impending HGV Road Levy, to name but a few.
Scania has appointed a new chief executive and president, Christian Levin, from 1 May.
Gray & Adams’ founder Jim Gray died peacefully in his sleep on 10 February 2021, aged 86.