HGV drivers who left the industry are being urged to return and sign up to government-funded refresher courses and earn more money than they did before. Business consortium Driver Academy Group said the skills bootcamps were “a game-changer” and finally illustrated that lorry drivers were essential and vital workers. The group, made up of Logistics […]
A strike by drivers and warehouse staff at the Motherwell site of logistics giant XPO Logistics (formerly Norbert Dentressangle) has been suspended after last-minute negotiations between the company and union Unite.
Extending drivers hours could leave hauliers and their drivers at risk of being prosecuted for dangerous driving, according to a transport lawyer.
More than 118,000 HGV tests are required to take place over the next 12 months if a skills black hole caused by the pandemic is to be plugged, according to research carried out by the Logistics Skills Network (LSN).