Wholesaler JJ Foodservice is aiming to solve its recruitment problems by encouraging more women to consider HGV driver jobs. It said it wanted to fill the significant gap caused by European workers returning home following the UK’s exit from the European Union by broadening its talent pool. The company also said research had shown women’s jobs were 1.8 times more vulnerable to the global pandemic than men’s. “Only 1% of HGV drivers in the UK are women – we want […]
A hard Brexit could result in a shortage of both trucks and labour in the freight industry, according to the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).
The government has suspended the introduction of pre-arrival forms for EU imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The HGV annual test model has failed to demonstrate resilience during the pandemic, prompting Logistics UK to call for a review of the system.