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Driver shortage worsens across Europe

Driver shortage worsens across Europe

New report from IRU suggests a fifth of driver positions unfilled in the European road transport sector

Extra HGV parking spaces open at Ashford International Truckstop

Extra HGV parking spaces open at Ashford International Truckstop

Two hundred extra HGV parking spaces will be available to hauliers when the first phase of the new and larger Ashford International Truckstop opens on 1 April.

Retailers on the road to less profit, conference hears

Logistics sector under more pressure than ever before, says UKWA

The retail sector - and the logistics companies that serve it - risks becoming involved “in a race to the bottom” as it struggles to satisfy the demands of online consumers for low priced goods as well as cost-free and virtually immediate order fulfillment.

CFTS: lift truck safety inspections need same clarity as HGVs

CFTS: Lift truck safety inspections need same clarity as HGVs

Logistics managers are being urged to seek absolute clarity over forklift Thorough Examinations, after it was revealed that lift trucks are involved in fifty per cent more serious accidents than HGVs.

Brexit: Freight forwarders “ready to pick up the mess created by politicians”

Brexit: Freight forwarders “ready to pick up the mess created by politicians”

BIFA says its members remain "ahead of the curve", despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty