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Our Top Tips for Driving in Hot Weather!

Britain has been basking in wonderful sunshine over the last few weeks, with most of us enjoying the mini heatwave while it lasts! But for professional HGV drivers who spend long periods of time sat in cabs, these high temperatures can potentially lead to dehydration and heat stress, which in turn can cause fatigue, muscle…

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Retaining EU Workers Post-Brexit

EU workers currently account for 13% of HGV drivers and 26% of warehouse operatives employed in the UK’s freight and logistics industry, and with the latest immigration figures showing that migration has fallen by nearly a third since the Brexit vote, the UK’s EU exit is likely to have serious repercussions for transport companies. Much…

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How Does GDPR Affect the Logistics Industry?

Everyone’s talking about the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and with only a month to go until implementation, businesses are reviewing and improving their procedures for collecting and storing customer and employee data. The GDPR applies to every UK business, but for logistics firms, where creating and collecting large amounts of customer data is the…

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How Will Brexit Impact Driver Shortages?

A year has passed since the UK government served formal notice to terminate EU membership, and with Brexit estimated to take place in Spring 2019, withdrawal negotiations are now at their peak. Speculation surrounding Brexit’s impact on UK trade is rife, with repercussions expected across all areas of the supply chain. For the road haulage…

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Need temporary drivers for Easter? Call Savanna!

Peak seasons, such as Easter and Christmas have a dramatic effect on the logistics industry, with driver shortages cited as a key threat to the supply chain for seasonal stock. For a logistics business it can be hard to cover peak season surges, as there may not be a permanent requirement for extra drivers. If…

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New Driver Goodie Bags!

There are many benefits to joining Savanna as a driver, including training and development opportunities, regular work and a competitive pay structure, but if that wasn’t enough, it’s just got better – our new driver goodie bags have arrived! Now, as you progress through the My Savanna Family Programme, you’ll receive one of these great…

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Top Tips For a Healthier Life on The Road

With every vocation there’s always some kind of trade-off. For the professional LGV driver, you’re highly employable, often have flexible working hours and there is extensive scope for travel. However, the trade-off is long hours, time away from home and possibly a lifestyle and diet that is far from ideal. Life on the road doesn’t…

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What Uber’s Landmark Ruling Tells Us About Contracting Limited Company Workers

Uber has been making the headlines in recent weeks, losing its appeal against a landmark ruling which ordered it to treat ‘partner drivers’ as workers. Until this ruling, the driving app giant had classed its drivers as ‘self-employed’, thereby avoiding the responsibilities and obligations that accompany employment. However, ongoing legal proceedings have successfully challenged this…

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The Benefits of Using Temporary Drivers

Temporary workers are now relied upon by almost every industry, from highly skilled medical professionals in hospitals, to seasonal workers in the tourism sector. The haulage and logistics industry in particular lends itself well to temporary work, and as a specialist in permanent and temporary driver recruitment, Savanna see a constant demand for experienced and…

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