Construction industry slowed by lack of delivery truck drivers


 

The construction sector has reported widespread disruption and delays due to a shortfall of HGV drivers able to transport goods across the country. The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) said transport issues were now hitting suppliers to the construction industry, as members struggle to get materials into their stores and deliver orders to customers. It was now warning of failed deliveries at short notice, as well as lead times for some products being extended. The BMF said companies were attempting to […]