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The road freight transport sector is finding it difficult to recruit the new drivers that it urgently needs. Having cut its cloth during recession, the industry must meet greater demand for more loads to be moved during the current economic growth or the consequence will be felt across all industries.
A ‘yes’ vote in the forthcoming Scottish independence referendum could have significant ramifications for the logistics industry and the wider business community.
The second quarter of 2014 has seen an 18% quarter-on-quarter rise in forklift trucks sales, with 7,851 sales recorded in the three month period compared to 6,615 for the same quarter of 2013 – a total increase in sales of 1,236 trucks.
Most businesses that export to overseas countries understand the importance of having a relevant and engaging website that allows them to market their produce effectively to their target audience.
By introducing Real Time Detection technology, which can detect criminal behaviour in seconds, Shell has significantly enhanced the fraud detection capabilities of its euroShell Card.