Dairy logistics firm Arla has warned hundreds of stores across the UK are not receiving milk deliveries due a shortage of HGV drivers. It is now adding its voice to calls for the government to allow companies to use European drivers again and plug a skills gap that could worsen over the summer. Speaking to the BBC, Arla UK MD Ash Amirahmadi said it had been struggling to recruit drivers since April: “That has increased to such a level now […]
Another significant blow to the transport sector could come in the form of an extension of the Capital’s congestion charge zone, which has been suggested as a means of bailing out Transport for London (TfL).
Hauliers and drivers are being urged to respond to a consultation on proposals to overhaul vocational driving requirements and create one test to drive both a rigid and articulated lorry.
Soaring online sales and driver shortages could see repeat of 2014 Black Friday chaos this Christmas, warns ParcelHero
Record online spending combined with a driver shortage exacerbated by Brexit could create the ‘Mount Everest of Christmas peaks’ this year, delivery specialist ParcelHero is warning.