I would like to reply to Driver Require CEO Kieran Smith’s article which only shows the issue from a selfish point of view ie the agency trying get more money for itself. I would like to offer up another side to the issue. Having worked in logistics for some 30 years now I agree that drivers are underpaid but that is driven by the consumer wanting everything as fresh and as cheap as can be. Kieran may want to ask […]
Tesco is offering lorry drivers a £1,000 joining bonus in a bid to secure food deliveries as the UK’s driver shortage crisis worsens.
The HGV annual test model has failed to demonstrate resilience during the pandemic, prompting Logistics UK to call for a review of the system.
The RHA has renewed its plea to the government for urgent action to ease what it calls a growing crisis in driver shortages – made worse by the introduction of IR35 tax changes.