Logistics training firm 2 Start have taken delivery of a new Iveco S-Way tractor unit and two Schmitz Cargobull trailers to boost their fleet of articulated training vehicles. The company said the purchase is in response to growing demand for HGV training prompted by the driver shortage crisis and new government measures allowing Cat B licence holders to train for a Cat C+E driver licence without the need to complete the rigid Cat C licence training. The company now boasts […]
Monks Contractors is expanding its fleet and taking on new drivers after landing a number of major deals including one with Lancashire Renewables to provide 30 new waste disposal and recycling vehicles.
Middle-aged HGV drivers are the most likely to have left the industry in the last four years, according to official figures.
The haulage industry has given a cautious welcome to government plans to review the Driver CPC.