Reed Boardall endured one of the most difficult years in its 30 year history that saw it sink into the red amid Covid lockdowns, driver shortages, a criminal cyber attack and bad debt. However, the Yorkshire-based temperature-controlled transport business said it was confident better times now lay ahead and it had established a strong position […]
Two more retailers are offering financial incentives to HGV drivers in an effort to retain staff and attract entrants to a sector desperately short of resource.
The HGV driver training ‘bootcamps’ launched last year with £34m of government funding have got off to a flying start, according to Mark Currie, CEO of the National Logistics Academy (NLA) and Manchester training firm Mantra Learning.
Logistics UK has urged the government to replicate its Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme for the logistics sector and prioritise the granting of 10,000 temporary work visas to EU drivers.