The stay at home drivers’ strike, organised by the founders of the Professional Drivers Protest Facebook Group, took place on 23 August with no discernable impact on the already patchy supply of goods across the country, as supply chains continue to struggle with the UK driver shortage crisis. The strike was in protest at HGV driver pay scales and working conditions. Drivers were urged to take action by not going into work for the day and staying at home as […]
An exceptional shortage of forklift drivers is prompting more and more UK companies to adopt automated materials handling equipment to optimise the efficiency of their warehouse intralogistics processes.
Almost three quarters of Pall-Ex Group hauliers are affected by the driver shortage every day with all 170-plus members reporting the situation is causing their businesses to suffer, the pallet network is warning.
A range of the transport industry’s biggest operators have explained the thinking behind their recruitment strategies for the year ahead.