Lancashire tipper operator Gerrard’s of Swinton has opened a new training centre to expand its capacity to train ex-services personnel as HGV drivers.
Leading employment agency Manpower is doing its bit to ease the shortage of HGV drivers by launching a Driver Academy, which it hopes will train over 400 new drivers every year. Steve Hobson reports.
Dawsongroup has appointed James Gysin as general manager for national and key accounts at its truck and trailer operation.
Sainsbury’s is to begin trials with two all-electric vans, an LDV EV80 the supermarket has dubbed Evie, which is already on the road, and a BD Auto e-Ducato, due to be delivered in May, named Stevie.
The shortlist for the 33rd Motor Transport Awards has been revealed – and once again DPD UK leads the field with five entries making the cut, including Customer Care, which it has won in four of the last five years.
JCB has launched an electric version of its ubiquitous Teletruk telescopic lift truck.
The EU has infuriated Europe’s major truck builders by setting highly challenging standards for cuts in CO2 emissions to be achieved in very short timescales.
Only 18% of logistics clients are very satisfied with the service they receive from their 3PL, according to an online survey of 100 3PLs and customers by supply chain consultancy SCALA.
The RHA’s proposed collective claim for compensation over price-fixing by a cartel of truck manufacturers is well placed to get the green light to proceed from the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), according to a solicitor working on the case.
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