A recruitment drive in Leicestershire this month attracted hundreds of potential HGV drivers, according to event organisers. Translink Express Logistics helped spearhead the Let’s Talk Logistics day at Fosse Park Shopping Centre on 12 October, along with the department for work and pensions, Leicestershire county council, Aggregates Industries and Samworth Brothers Distribution. Chris Hobbis, commercial director of Pallet-Track member Translink, said: “There were simply hundreds of people there from first thing in the morning until the end of the day […]
Middle-aged HGV drivers are the most likely to have left the industry in the last four years, according to official figures.
Army tanker drivers trained by fuel logistics company Hoyer and other haulage firms began delivering supplies today (4 October) to petrol stations hit by the fuel crisis.
An exceptional shortage of forklift drivers is prompting more and more UK companies to adopt automated materials handling equipment to optimise the efficiency of their warehouse intralogistics processes.