Somerset’s waste collection contractor Suez is offering HGV drivers a £1,000 “welcome bonus” as it apologised to residents for ongoing service disruption. The Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) which oversees collections in the county, said the cash reflected tough competition in Somerset, where the HGV driver shortage was more acute due to a glut of local distribution hubs. The one-off bonus from Suez is conditional on successfully passing a probationary period. The county needs 25 full-time permanent HGV drivers and loaders […]
Up to 130 jobs may be affected at TNT Fashion Group UK as a result of plans to integrate elements of its dedicated supply chain operations within the wider TNT Express network.
MSL Scotland has added three Actros tractor units kitted out with the latest MirrorCam system after a trial of the camera received glowing reviews from the Broxburn haulier’s drivers.
Centrepiece of the Renault Trucks stand at ITT Hub in Farnborough this week was a new 26-tonne 6×2 tag axle low entry, high direct vision chassis cab for urban applications such as refuse collection where it is aimed squarely at existing players including Mercedes-Benz and Dennis.