The government is to call in the army “imminently” to help with the HGV driver shortage, it has been reported. Sources at the Daily Mail and other media claim that around 2,000 HGV drivers from the Royal Logistics Corps and other regimments have been put on five-day notice to distribute food and other essentials as the crisis deepens. It is understood that the government has sent messages to all army personnel with HGV qualifications as RHA chairman Moreton Cullimore puts […]
DHL Supply Chain remains committed to client KFC, despite the fast food chain stripping it of a significant portion of its work.
Wincanton has extended its relationship with B&Q, in a deal that sees it handling inbound container logistics as well as planning deliveries across the DIY chain’s national network. The operator, which has managed B&Q’s horticulture distribution for several years, became its sole UK ports-to-distribution centre provider earlier this year. It will handle 15,000 containers a year for B&Q as a result, and by moving a quarter by rail, estimates a CO2 saving of 3,400 tonnes year. Wincanton has also since […]
Driver licence checking service Licence Bureau is calling for businesses to empower their drivers to make more safety conscious decisions rather than heap more work-related stresses on them.