The current shortage of HGV drivers has been attributed to various causes including Brexit, training and administration delays due to Covid, as well as the poor working conditions experienced by drivers when they are out on the road. All of these have contributed to an issue that has been building for a number of years. However, in my opinion, the introduction of the Driver CPC has also contributed considerably. It is a badly thought out, administratively complex requirement for employers […]
Gist reported a £33m pre-tax profit in 2020, bouncing back from a loss the previous year caused by £28.5m in costs incurred due to the closure of its pension scheme to new members.
A&D Logistics in Scotland has purchased 10 Renault Range T ‘Selection Plus’ tractor units.
Iveco builder CNH Industrial has announced it is closing some of its European manufacturing plants this month in response to disruptions and shortages of core components, particularly semiconductors.
DPD Group UK increased turnover and profits last year as it grew market share in line with strategic objectives.
HGVs powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) are no better for the climate than diesel trucks and pollute the air more than manufacturers claim, a report by a clean transport campaign group has concluded.
Foreign haulage operators could be allowed to make an unlimited number of trips in the UK within a two-week period before returning home, under plans to strengthen supply chains and save Christmas.
Hermes UK has opened a ‘pop-up’ distribution depot in Eccles to handle the Black Friday and Christmas peaks.
Fleet management firm VMS has purchased 1,000 commercial vehicles from Maxus, 60% of which are EVs.
A range of DAFs have been supplied to Salisbury Linen Services (SLS) to deliver laundry and hospital scrubs to almost 70 different NHS and health care providers across the South East.