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News - Truck drivers need better facilities, not bigger fines, says FTA

January 18, 2018
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is warning that increased fines are not the solution to illegal truck parking in Kent.   The UK’s leading body representing the logistics sector says the problem will only be solved when there are adequate clean and secure parking facilities for hard-working truck drivers. Ashford Borough Council has received approval from the Department for...
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HGV Class 1 C+E Job Opportunity - Lichfield

January 17, 2018
Driving Plus, the On-Site HGV driver division of the Staffline Group, are delighted to be appointed as the sole supplier to one of the most prestigious contracts in Staffordshire area, where we require Class 1 (C+E) drivers for ongoing assignment at our client's site based out of Lichfield. As well as a great rates of pay and the opportunity of long term ongoing work, each successful...
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HGV Class 1 C+E Job Opportunity - Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire

January 16, 2018
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time professional HGV Class 1 drivers to work for one of the largest British multinational food manufacturer. Driving Plus are delighted to be given this exciting opportunity to work in partnership with United Biscuits ("UB"), at their very busy site based out of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire. Our client continues to be one of the world's...
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News – FTA policy team takes to the road with Waitrose

January 15, 2018
Members of the Freight Transport Association’s policy team have been out on the road with Waitrose, meeting staff and drivers who supply fresh food to shops in London and the South East. Director of UK Policy Elizabeth De Jong, Head of Policy for London, Natalie Chapman and Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Heidi Skinner travelled on board rigid and articulated trucks, from the Waitrose regional...
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News - Mercedes-Benz’ Star continues to shine bright with record UK van sales

January 09, 2018
n the first full year since Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd became a legal entity, the Brand continued to shine with a record-breaking eighth consecutive year of growth representing a 12% increase in total registrations, with 41,404 vehicles sold in 2017 – the first time that Mercedes-Benz has broken through the 40,000 van sales barrier in the UK. Last year saw record levels of registrations, with...
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