The Pallet Network (TPN) has thrown its net wide in the hope of attracting more drivers into the sector. Its latest recruitment campaign is using social media to target individuals that may have never considered becoming HGV drivers, such as van drivers, warehouse workers, young drivers, women, ethnic minorities and those that may have lost their jobs in hospitality and retail. Three days into the campaign the pallet network is reporting that it has attracted a “substantial number of high-quality […]
It’s fair to say FTA chief executive David Wells has got plenty on his plate right now. Not only is the logistics industry stuck squarely in the middle of Brexit, but a range of what he calls “other big disruptors” are making these increasingly challenging times for his members. However, as we sit down to talk, he quickly rejects the suggestion that the job he took on back in 2015 has turned into a bit of a headache. “It’s exciting,” […]
Hermes UK has appointed former Culina Group operational excellence and procurement director John Clark (pictured) as its new director of depots.
More than 118,000 HGV tests are required to take place over the next 12 months if a skills black hole caused by the pandemic is to be plugged, according to research carried out by the Logistics Skills Network (LSN).