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 […]
A Redditch haulier closed down with the loss of 39 jobs after it lost two major customers amid an ongoing struggle to recruit drivers, according to its administrator.
Pallet-Track member ELB Partners is marking 15 years of connection with the oldest cable supplier in Britain, Batt Cables.
Jack Richards & Son is tackling the driver shortage head on and offering category C drivers in Cheshire the opportunity to gain their C+E licence at weekends.