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Government announces package of measures to support road haulage industry

Government announces package of measures to support road haulage industry

A package of measures to help tackle the HGV driver shortage has been announced by the Government.

Fleetmaxx Solutions partners with Road Skills Online with e-learning professional development plan

Fleetmaxx Solutions partners with Road Skills Online with e-learning professional development plan

Fleetmaxx Solutions and Road Skills Online have entered into a partnership to create a fleet driver safety e-learning package to help all transport operators.

Relaxation of drivers’ hours a safety risk

Relaxation of drivers’ hours a safety risk

The Government’s relaxation of the rules, earlier this month, for how long lorry drivers can work as a temporary fix for a severe shortage of heavy goods vehicle (HGV) operators, is compromising safety standards and is not the solution to the haulage industry shortage of HGV drivers issue.

Trakm8: Telematics overhaul needed to combat driver shortages

Trakm8: Telematics overhaul needed to combat driver shortages

As the UK government continues to hold talks with hauliers over driver shortages which are affecting critical supply chains, Trakm8 is urging logistics firms to redouble efforts to drive up efficiency in existing fleets.

Maximising throughput – study from Antalis Packaging

Maximising throughput – study from Antalis Packaging

Antalis Packaging has worked with a leading wholesaler to redesign a high-volume packing area to enable workers to socially distance.

CEVA Logistics introduces ICN-WUX-ORD route, expanding SKYCAPACITY air freight program

CEVA Logistics introduces ICN-WUX-ORD route, expanding SKYCAPACITY air freight program

In an expansion of its global SKYCAPACITY air freight program, CEVA Logistics recently entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with Wuxi Sunan Shuofang International Airport Group and its affiliate logistics company to serve the North Asia market. The new ICN-WUX-ORD route will be operated with a Boeing 747 full freighter.

Is the Government about to beg EU truckers to return to UK?

Is the Government about to beg EU truckers to return to UK?

ParcelHero says the Government is currently engaged in ‘secret’ talks with supply chain professionals that could result in non-UK HGV drivers, including EU nationals, being called back to the UK on temporary visas.

Mobile technology will be critical to deliveries in just five years’ time, 77% of UK T&L leaders agree

Mobile technology will be critical to deliveries in just five years’ time, 77% of UK T&L leaders agree

Two-thirds (77%) of the UK’s transportation and logistics (T&L) leaders (71% globally), believe that mobile-first technology will be critical to deliveries in just five years’ time, new global research from mobile and IoT management solutions provider, SOTI, has found.

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