Implementing fleet optimisation software should be a transport firm’s first step to addressing the driver shortage, according to tech firm The Algorithm People (TAP). It said recruiting their way out of the problem was not a complete solution and the skills gap could be “significantly mitigated” by route optimisation technology. TAP chief executive Colin Ferguson said: “Optimising the fleet assets industry already has must be the first step to solving the driver crisis. “Fleet optimisation is a win-win for industry, […]
Pollock (Scotrans) saw turnover climb in its first financial results since its acquisition of fellow Palletways member Gilbraith (TS) last February.
A lot has happened since I last interviewed Wincanton chief executive James Wroath (pictured) back in January. The upshot being that we’re now chatting from our homes via Zoom rather than sitting in the back office of a Sainsbury’s depot in north London.
The construction sector has reported widespread disruption and delays due to a shortfall of HGV drivers able to transport goods across the country.