There has been a lot in the news recently about truck driver shortages in the UK. The haulage industry is a key part of the economy and when there are disruptions, it is felt by everyone. We only have to look at empty supermarket shelves and the recent fuel crisis […]
According to the Road Haulage Association, there are now an estimated 100,000 vacancies across the HGV sector. The recent government announcement granting visas for 5,000 EU drivers can be compared to applying a sticking plaster over a gaping wound.
We are keeping all our operations running, but some disruption is unavoidable. As the situation continues to evolve and the UK becomes more affected, LTS Global Solutions is prepared for keeping supplies moving – especially for high priority items such as food, medicines and protective clothing. We are carefully monitoring […]
There are around 2,300 miles of motorway in the UK and smart motorways make up 200 miles of these. However, there are many more miles of smart motorway to come. A £1.5 billion investment in smart motorways back in 2015 means there are now multiple projects underway to turn Britain’s roads smart. […]
Despite the initial date for the UK’s departure from the EU having already passed, the UK still remains part of the union. The Brexit deadline has been extended, but it’s still incredibly unclear what’s actually going to happen. On one hand, the whole thing could end up being cancelled. But […]
On the 23rd of June, 2016, the United Kingdom shocked the world by voting to leave the European Union. Despite over two years passing, the UK has still not officially left the union. The UK is officially set to leave on the 29th of March, 2019. Despite this date being so […]
Are your pallets being rejected by Amazon’s distribution centres? Have you lost money repackaging or replacing lost inventory? Errors in packing, stacking and labelling all cause entire pallet-loads of goods to be rejected by the strict warehouses. This leads to delays for you, and your customers, which also costs you […]
Regardless of your political views, which way you voted or even if you did, in one way or another we’re all going to be affected by it we just don’t know by how much. It’s not something we openly discuss in the office mainly because of the many differing views […]
When it comes to opinions on self-driving vehicles or more specifically driverless trucks, people very much fall into one of two camps; the traditionalist drivers, who like to feel the power of their car and the lazy commuter, who sees driving as a chore.
What better way to raise money for two vital charities than to spend a day at Billing Aquadrome keeping fit and having fun? We like to get involved at LTS, so when we heard about the planned event through our Commercial Director Dave Hands, we sent along a truck and […]