Government funding to train HGV drivers has been extended for another year in a move aimed at tackling the ongoing skills shortage in the sector. The funding was announced last year as part of government plans to train 4,000 new HGV drivers. Three thousand were to be trained through skills bootcamps and 1,000 through the adult education budget (AEB). This week the government confirmed that the AEB funding for HGV driver training, which has been under review, would be extended […]
Logistics company Shears Bros. (Transport) Ltd has opened a new transport facility and recruited a new general manager.
Yorkshire-based Fairfax Plant Hire has taken on seven brand new Isuzu rigids for the first time, adding three Isuzu Grafter 3.5-tonne trucks and four Isuzu 7.5-tonne trucks to its 40-strong fleet.
Howard Tenens Logistics saw its profits hit as a result of losses made by its subsidiary, Howard Tenens (West London) after two major customers’ volumes dropped by up to 90%.