James Armstrong (pictured) has now replaced Martin Hay as the new MD of Scania (Great Britain). Taking up the reins, the former MD of Scania’s central European region thanked Hay and said he had inherited “a strong and robust organisation in excellent health”. Armstrong said: “Going forward, my priorities will be to build on the solid foundation Scania has in the UK by further developing the range and scope of services we provide, and continuing to enhance the skills and […]
The number of job adverts for HGV drivers fell by 7.4% last week, a reduction only surpassed by dental nurses, according to figures from the recruitment and employment confederation (REC).
Haulage operators are demanding government action after a record spike in volumes, combined with a dearth of drivers made worse by a backlog in HGV driver tests, threatened to push many to the brink.
There is “no new date” for the relaunch of the postponed IPO of Volkswagen commercial vehicle division Traton Group, which contains the Scania and MAN brands.