The driver recruitment market has seen major consolidation this week following Challenge-trg Group’s acquisition of PMP Recruitment from investment house Twenty 20 Capital. The group said the purchase, for an undisclosed figure, brings group revenues to over three quarters of a billion pounds, temporary worker numbers to 40,000 and creates the largest blue collar recruitment firm in the UK. The company, which offers specialist logistics solutions in recruitment, training, driving, warehouse operatives and haulage said the acquisition will significantly boost […]
The government has no plans to assess the safety impact of the relaxation of HGV drivers’ hours, despite extending the scheme this week to the end of October as part of wider plans to continue it for another four months.
Goodman has begun development of a 405,000ft² warehouse in Bedford, due for completion next summer.