The number one concern of hauliers remains finding enough good drivers, even for those who are not currently recruiting, according to a survey by Pall-Ex. The pallet network asked 100 of its haulier-members what their key concerns were and the stand out worry – for 41% of respondents – was finding enough good drivers to meet their business’s needs. The main perceived reasons for driver shortages amongst the Pall-Ex members were an ageing population (37.5%); the negative perception of the […]
New rules about off-payroll working, which come into force within weeks, will give smaller operators “an unfair advantage” and make recruiting HGV drivers even more difficult, according to KBC Logistics.
Whistl has revealed plans to transfer to a new 78,000sq ft depot at Bristol Patchway in 2021.
The HGV driver shortage has prompted Wimbledon-based logistics business ELB Partners to turn to XMR, a specialist recruitment agency for ex-military drivers, to find skilled, reliable drivers.