Monthly Archives: March 2019

Skills shortage in the HGV industry pushes up wages

2019-04-10T11:49:50+01:00March 28th, 2019|

In one of the most welcome pieces of HGV drivers news, the average UK HGV drivers wage has increased at a quicker pace than inflation due to a skills shortage in the industry. The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has said there is now a "drastic shortage of HGV drivers" in the UK, with the finger

Freight Action Plan aims to reduce congestion in London

2019-04-10T11:44:22+01:00March 28th, 2019|

The ways in which London-bound deliveries are made will soon be transformed thanks to a new Freight Action Plan, details of which were revealed on 7 March by Transport for London and the Mayor of London. The initiative will involve the co-operation of businesses, boroughs, and organisations within the freight and servicing industry, and aims

Why proper truck maintenance is essential

2019-03-06T11:30:44+00:00March 6th, 2019|

Keeping your HGVs roadworthy is highly important for a number of different reasons. At James Hart (Chorley), we have nine inspection and maintenance bays to ensure your trucks are fit for the road. We undertake all manner of work relating to regular inspections, MOT preparation, and MOT testing. What is proper truck maintenance? As is

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