Kinaxia Logistics has given a thumbs down to the government’s decision to try to tackle the driver shortage crisis by extending drivers’ hours. The company, which operates a combined fleet of over 800 vehicles across 13 companies, said it would not be extending its drivers’ hours on the grounds of safety and called on the government to allow European drivers to work in the UK on temporary visas. Chief executive Simon Hobbs, pictured, said: “We have considered this decision at […]
David Hathaway Transport increased profits by more than 52% before it was acquired by Kinaxia last year, recently published results show.
Specialist horticultural plant haulier Bleach of Lavant said continued demand for its services helped increase revenues and profits last year.
The government has refused to place HGV drivers on the skilled occupation list, saying the public “repeatedly voted” for immigration to be controlled and employers should recruit British workers instead.