Family firm Bowring Transport has seen business return to pre-Covid levels after an annus horribilis which saw the sudden loss of the firm’s much loved MD David Bowring from pancreatic cancer in January 2020, closely followed by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown. The company, which is based in Mansfield in Nottinghamshire, specializes in heavy haulage for the construction and agricultural sectors, operating a fleet of around 90 wagons and 350 trailers. Clients include Vinci Construction, Aggregate Industries and […]
The HSE is visiting haulage premises in the run-up to Christmas to ensure they are Covid-secure, amid a surge in demand for online shopping.
Lancashire tipper operator Gerrard’s of Swinton has opened a new training centre to expand its capacity to train ex-services personnel as HGV drivers.
Victory! Back in 2017, after campaigning from the Unite union and Truckers’ Toilets UK, the HSE ruled thatemployers in control of non-domestic premises (i.e. places of work) were required to allow all visitors to their premises, who were not employed by them, access to their toilets and washing facilities.