Capacity problems: we need to rethink the buyer-supplier relationship


 

Christmas deliveries set to grind to a halt; agency rates going through the roof; 150,000 new drivers needed by 2020 – the capacity headlines continue to run and run, and concern across the industry is palpable. An outside observer would be forgiven for thinking this problem is a new one, the emergence of which has caught the industry unawares. Nothing could be further from the truth. The faster-than-expected rise in freight volumes in 2014 has simply reawakened an issue that […]