Recruitment

  • 15% of HGV vacancies “cannot be filled”

    15% of HGV vacancies “cannot be filled”

    21st June 2019

    Hauliers anticipate 15 per cent of their current HGV driver vacancies will not be filled due to the nationwide skills shortage, according to a worrying new report. The 2019 Logistics Report, launched by the FTA in partnership with Santander Corporate…

  • Fresh warning over logistics skills deficit “timebomb”

    Fresh warning over logistics skills deficit “timebomb”

    21st June 2019

    The logistics sector is still in the grips of a significant recruitment problem which could potentially cause the nation to grind to a halt, according to a new white paper. A recent survey conducted by Talent in Logistics (TiL) found…

  • Get DCPC-ready now!

    Get DCPC-ready now!

    24th May 2019

    The deadline to complete training for the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC) is less than three months away, yet reports have highlighted 75 per cent of drivers still need to complete their mandatory training. Encore Personnel is warning drivers…

  • Challenge acquires TRG in major driver recruitment deal

    Challenge acquires TRG in major driver recruitment deal

    24th May 2019

    Logistics recruitment and distribution company Challenge Group has acquired TRG Logistics to form one of the largest independent providers of HGV drivers and warehouse staff in the UK. The undisclosed deal will see the two companies merge to become Challenge…

  • Hauliers asked for evidence of skills shortage threat

    Hauliers asked for evidence of skills shortage threat

    26th April 2019

    A call for written evidence into the HGV skills shortage that “threatens to bring the industry to a halt” has been launched by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Road Freight and Logistics. The Group, chaired by Sir Mike Penning…

  • 1 in 3 UK hauliers hiring more staff for next financial year

    1 in 3 UK hauliers hiring more staff for next financial year

    26th April 2019

    New industry research has revealed UK SMEs are predicting an average 25 per cent sales growth, with one in three SMEs confident they will expand their teams. The research, conducted by SME working capital specialist Skipton Business Finance (SBF), collated…

  • Vehicle Workshop HGV Fitter

    Vehicle Workshop HGV Fitter

    18th March 2014

    Recruiter: Brighton & Hove City CouncilPosted: 14 February 2014Closes: 23 March 2014 Ref: ENV0271 Location: Hollingdean, Brighton & Hove Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time Salary: £22,443 to £23,945 Further information The post is based within the Fleet Section at…

  • 7.5T Driver

    7.5T Driver

    18th March 2014

    Recruiter: Iron MountainPosted: 14 February 2014Closes: 23 March 2014 Ref: ENV0271 Location: Hollingdean, Brighton & Hove Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time Salary: £22,443 to £23,945 Further information The post is based within the Fleet Section at the Council’s Hollingdean…