Logistics employers are starting to see the green shoots of recovery, according to a report from Logistics UK, published this week. Its Skills Report 2021 reveals that “significant steps” have been taken to help address the recruitment crisis, with government and industry working together to increase capacity to test new drivers, provide new training schemes and commit to improving HGV driver facilities on the road network. Wage hikes have also helped, with the report noting a “significant” rise in HGV […]
Andrew Jones MP, the new transport minister with responsibility for freight and logistics, says his key priority for the future is delivery of the strategic road infrastructure programme.
Specialist horticultural plant haulier Bleach of Lavant said continued demand for its services helped increase revenues and profits last year.
Hauliers are backing government plans to create a 27-acre Brexit customs clearance centre and lorry park near Ashford in Kent.