Wincanton chief calls for fast track training as client Ikea reports delivery delays due to driver shortage


 

The driver shortage is continuing to impact on retailers with flat pack giant Ikea reporting difficulties delivering around 10% of its stock and Accolade, the UK’s largest wine firm warning that Christmas stocks of wine are under threat. Ikea has announced delivery problems affecting around 1,000 product lines, including mattresses at its 22 stores. An Ikea spokesman said: “Like many retailers, we are experiencing ongoing challenges with our supply chains due to Covid-19 and labour shortages, with transport, raw materials […]