Logistics business ELB turns to ex-armed forces recruitment agency to fill driver vacancies


 

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. Many hauliers are having to rely heavily on agency drivers, but this short-term solution inflates supply chain costs that are difficult to pass onto customers in what is still a margin-sensitive sector, the company says. ELB is a member of Pallet-Track, which is encouraging its shareholder members to innovate or train out of […]