Richard is hugely passionate about the road transport industry, and is dedicated to making a measurable difference to the sector.
Richard was born into the transport industry, thanks to his family running their own haulage business. His first role in the sector was as a trainee commercial vehicle mechanic before setting about building a successful career in other fields. So far, he has gained 30 years’ experience working in a variety of roles, which include professional LGV driver, LGV instructor, Warehouse Manager, Depot Training Co-ordinator for major 3PL’s, and Supply Chain Skills Manager.
Richard has broad industry knowledge, and holds the Certificate of Professional Competence for Transport Managers (Road Haulage), is a qualified LGV instructor (including train-the-trainer), an ISO9001 Lead Auditor, an advanced driver, and was once a finalist for Driver of the Year.
The Latest Developments in Large Goods Vehicle Driving Legislation, Regulation and Best Practice
Are you up to date with the latest legislative and regulatory developments in the road freight transport industry? Richard will be talking through some of the key changes to our industry laws and best practices from the last 12 months, such as tougher mobile phone and speeding fines. He will also be exploring some of the potential changes coming in the near future that the industry needs to keep an eye out for – including useful hints and tips on whose social media accounts to follow, and which publications you can subscribe to in order to stay informed.