Tag Archives: HGV

HGV traffic spikes as retail and hospitality returns

HGV traffic spikes as retail and hospitality returns

New Department for Transport figures show that HGV traffic hit a three-month high on the weekend of 11-12 April as many non-essential shops, restaurants and pubs prepared to re-open. The weekend’s HGV traffic was 15% above the pre-pandemic figure, a level last recorded in the build-up to Christmas. The government …

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Logistics UK report examines COVID-19 impact on industry

LOGISTICS UK REPORT EXAMINES COVID-19 IMPACT ON INDUSTRY

The logistics industry stepped up to deliver for the nation in 2020, despite facing a worsening shortage of HGV drivers, economic and financial hardship, and significant disruption to operations, according to Logistics UK. The business group has launched its COVID-19 Logistics Report 1, which provides a detailed overview on how …

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HGV testing exemptions will help keep the economy moving

HGV TESTING EXEMPTIONS WILL HELP KEEP THE ECONOMY MOVING

Following campaigning from Logistics UK (formerly FTA), the government has confirmed that the safest goods vehicles will be exempt from HGV tests for up to 12 months to help clear the backlog after testing services were stopped by DVSA during the coronavirus crisis, as James Firth, Head of Road Freight …

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Pall-Ex pledge to support Armed Forces

Pall-Ex pledge to support Armed Forces

Pall-Ex has pledged to support ex-military personnel with jobs, training and fundraising after signing the Armed Forces Covenant. The logistics giant has demonstrated its commitment as an ex-Forces employer, by providing roles and access to training and qualifications at its hub in Coalville, Leicestershire. In addition to signing the covenant, …

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