News archive for August, 2016

  • Downton Competes in Worldwide Challenge

    On Saturday 20th August, Health & Safety Coordinator Craig Dixon led former Sapa Manager Sharon Hobson, and HGV Driver Graeme McKinnon across 13 miles of obstacles at Cirencester Park in the Tough Mudder South West challenge. #TeamDownton raised ...
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    Tough Mudder South West
  • FSDF chief warns of impact of driver shortage

    The driver shortage is going to start to hit the pockets of the British people if action isn't taken, according to Chris Sturman, CEO of The Food Storage and Distribution Federation.In an interview with Logistics Manager, Sturman warned that additio...
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  • Transport firms say retention is biggest issue

    A survey of logistics SMEs by Close Brothers has found that driver retention is the biggest challenge facing transport operators.Businesses experienced a 20 per cent increase in driver turnover last year, according to the survey.36 per cent also said...
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