The European road transport sector is facing the most acute professional driver shortage in decades, a new report by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) has found.
Driven by the need to tackle driver shortage in the metal recycling and logistics industries, EMR has developed a driver apprentice scheme.
Maxoptra has announced a new smart phone app for delivery drivers providing real time job notification, tracking, live reporting and proof of delivery (POD) capture.
Fleets are holding off procurement decisions on alternative fuel large vans because training is required to drive them and the Government hasn’t actually finalised the training course.
Ryder’s driver training academy trained eight police officers from the Central Motorway Police Group to assist in obtaining their HGV Class 2 Cat C licence.
Fourteen of the UK’s finest van operators and drivers were recognised as the ‘best of the best’ at the FTA’s 2018 Van Excellence Honours.
By Mark Merrell, partner and head of Corclaim Debt
Applied Driving Techniques (ADT) has won a recent retendering exercise to be appointed as fleet safety partner to energy firm SSE.
O’Donovan Waste Disposal will include compulsory counter-terrorism training in its curriculum for lorry drivers, delivered by FORS.
Descartes Systems Group offers the vehicle safety checks as part of its SmartCompliance suite, replacing the traditional paper-based system.
Firms missing out on jobs when drivers are absent could benefit from introducing advanced training for nervous potential van drivers.
Teletrac Navman has won a contract with Kier Group to impelement its Director platform across the 3,200-strong HGV and LCV fleet.
They can be a really useful resource but fleets must manage the process carefully, say experts
Safety has been a priority at family-owned R&B Star for three generations, says Andrew Robertson. By John Maslen
A transgender woman, who worked as a driver for Gnewt Cargo, is bringing a discrimination claim against the London-based courier company.
FTA Van Driver of the Year 2018 takes place on Thursday (July 19) at Wentworth Park, Barnsley.
Nigel Hargreaves was named LGV Driver of the Year based on his performance over the past 12 months.
Restore Datashred has renewed over 300 drivers CPC training ahead of the deadline with Fleet Source, as part of a newly-formed partnership.
By Paul Singh, founder and CEO of SmartWitness
Microlise has updated the functionality of its e-learning Knowledge Portal, enabling customers to create their own online courses and training campaigns.