Major wholesalers warn of food shortages and wage and price inflation as HGV driver crisis worsens


 

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) […]