driver shortage

‘Solve your problems within two years or face supply chain levy,’ Transport Select Committee warns logistics sector

 
The logistics sector must solve its driver employment crisis and fix its dearth of secure rest facilities within two years, or else the government should step in and impose a levy, MPs have warned. The Transport Select Committee (TSC) said the i…

Wincanton sees strong trading in all divisions aided by new contract wins

 
Wincanton’s group revenue is forecast to rise by 12% in Q4, helped by a slew of new retail and public sector contracts and the acquisition of e-commerce specialist Cygnia last year. In a trading update, Wincanton reported “excellent” growth in a…

Industry to lobby ministers over inadequate funding for Urban Driver Apprenticeship

 
Hauliers are preparing to lobby ministers after their request for greater funding of the Urban Driver Apprenticeship was rejected by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IFATE), despite their warning that the low level of f…

Kinaxia expansion does not signal plans to launch national pallet network, CEO insists

 
Kinaxia Logistics is expanding its internal pallet network in January to include its entire stable of haulage companies, chief executive Simon Hobbs (pictured) told motortransport.co.uk this week. However, the group insists the move does not sig…