Logistics specialist DNA said volumes had increased by 25% due to increased domestic transport and fewer European drivers to take work on. As a result, the Gatwick-based business and Palletforce member has employed an additional 10 staff to handle growing consumer demand. It said local producers and manufacturers had ramped up volumes during the first six months of 2021 resulting in an increase of a quarter in its delivery work. DNA MD Tony Bunn (pictured) said: “There’s a big emphasis […]
Pallet-Track has opened a southern hub in Hertfordshire’s Welwyn Garden City, a move it claims will save 500,000 extra miles of transport per year for shipments heading into the capital.
Moody Logistics has proved that apprenticeships can be successfully used to train HGV drivers after training up former warehouseman Alex Skelton to a Category C truck driver.
The DVSA’s chief executive told MPs that the industry’s significant driver shortage is an “image issue” and nothing to do with the enforcement agency’s testing capacity performance.