Aggregate Industries Aggregate Industries has introduced a more robust, standardised, test-based training approach that will not just inform drivers of health and safety considerations, but will also encourage them to think about each individual situation and develop an overarching culture of safety‑consciousness within its hauliers. This has never been more important than throughout the pandemic, it says, where a lack of face time with its hauliers has meant it needs to be more thorough in its monitoring of training. First, […]
Hauliers working for Aggregate Industries (AI) have been hit with a 3% reduction in their rates after the construction materials supplier said fuel prices had plummeted.
Kitchen retailer Wren’s transport and logistics team exceeds 770 and its recruitment policy is about identifying individuals with the right attitude. It is then Wren’s mission to identify training needs, provide the right environment and deliver effective content and opportunities to develop the right skills.
Tesco has taken delivery of 25 new refrigerated longer semi-trailers in order to help it achieve its aim of reducing carbon emissions. It will operate the new trailers from its RDCs in Avonmouth, Livingston and Peterborough, and each can carry six more cages than a standard 13.6m trailer. Tesco fleet engineering manager Cliff Smith said: “That represents an increase in productivity of more than 13%, so the potential benefits in terms of reduced vehicle movements and lower emissions are obvious.” […]