Throughout this Covid-19 pandemic the logistics sector has demonstrated the valuable role it plays in enabling this country to function. But is has failed to address the long-term shortage of LGV drivers, estimated at around 50,000, which will have a serious impact on our economy. National Lorry Week (November 16 to 22) was all about celebrating and championing the sector as innovative, inclusive, and sustainable and highlighting the many career opportunities and pathways it provides. I would urge other logistics […]
The DVSA must overturn its decision to stop all LGV driving tests during the pandemic to help address the shortage of professional drivers in the industry, according to Logistics UK.
Global road freight revenues are expected to grow by an average of 4.3% annually from 2020 to 2025, according to new research.
The RHA is meeting with transport minister Baroness Vere and DfT officials tomorrow to demand urgent action on the driver shortage crisis as goods continue to disappear from supermarket shelves across the country and the hospitality industry struggles to get sufficient supplies.