The UK needs to “stand on its own two feet” and solve the current HGV driver crisis without relying on foreign workers to plug the gap, the transport secretary repeated this week. Grant Shapps (pictured) also said the driver shortage was a global problem and it was “completely untrue” to put the blame on Brexit. His comments came as Morrisons warned that it expected food prices to rise this year due to the lorry driver shortage and higher freight charges. […]
E-commerce delivery specialist InPost has launched an ‘instant returns’ service, which allows shoppers to send back unwanted goods more quickly via a QR code on their phone.
HGV operators not yet compliant with the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) should consider renting trucks to avoid thousands of pounds in fines, according to Enterprise Flex-E-Rent.
Salford Van Hire has become the first operator in the UK to run a fleet of Schmitz Cargobull’s new SKO Pace Smart semi-trailers.