The haulage industry has given a cautious welcome to government plans to review the Driver CPC. The review, announced last week, follows concerted lobbying by industry leaders who have warned government ministers that the bureaucratic nature of the Driver CPC is acting as a barrier to both new and returning drivers and exacerbating the HGV driver shortage. Announcing the review last week, transport secretary Grant Shapps said: ”We’re listening to industry leaders who have told us about the issues HGV drivers […]
The logistics sector has slammed a new report by the Transport Select Commmitte (TSC) demanding it solves the driver shortage and upgrades rest facilities within two years or face a government supply chain levy.
The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) has revealed 15.7 million pallets were delivered by its member networks last year, which on a restated basis was 13% ahead of 2012.
Energy and automotive brand First Hydrogen is bidding for government funding for two green hydrogen production projects in Carrington, Greater Manchester and the Thames Estuary.