Food wholesaler BidCorp and the National Buying Consortium are calling on the government to take urgent action to tackle the shortage of HGV drivers and warehouse operatives or face worsening food shortages and price inflation across the UK. The warning comes ahead of a meeting tabled for tomorrow (June 15) between transport minister Baroness Vere and representatives from the logistics, wholesale and food suppliers industries to discuss the supply chain crisis. Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk, Bidcorp chief executive Andrew Selley (pictured) […]
Europa Warehouse, a division of Europa Worldwide, has retained its contract with Outback Barbecues for the third year running.
Doubts are growing that there is sufficient support for a national HGV drivers’ strike for it to go ahead.
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.