Logistics UK chief argues driver shortage is an economic not just a transport problem


 

On August 22, Logistics UK and the British Retail Consortium (BRC) wrote a joint open letter to Kwasi Kwarteng MP, secretary of state for business, energy and industrial strategy (BEIS), to ramp up pressure on the government to take action over the chronic HGV driver shortage. After weeks of negotiations with the transport department, Logistics UK chief executive David Wells, pictured, decided to go public and address his concerns to the business secretary, explaining that the driver shortage – which […]