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. Logistics UK chief executive David Wells (pictured) branded the report “confused and misleading”, insisting that the industry had been “unfairly blamed” for the issues facing the sector. He added that the report had “reached the wrong conclusions” and that a levy would place “an unfair and […]
The government is looking at alternative means of funding smaller hauliers struggling to access the Treasury’s COVID-19 funding packages.
DHL Supply Chain has again been forced to defend itself against union claims that it is “endangering thousands” with “inadequate” coronavirus social distancing and safety measures and by forcing self-isolating workers to survive on statutory sick pay (SSP).
Logistics specialist Knowles Transport has launched a driver apprenticeship scheme in a bid to future-proof the business and help bring through the next generation of drivers.