Deliveries of fuel to BP stations across the country are being restricted due to the industry-wide driver shortage. BP said it was working with its supplier Hoyer to minimise disruption and to ensure diesel and unleaded fuel continued to be supplied to stations, but that “a handful of sites” would temporarily close. Motortransport.co.uk also understands oil giant Shell is experiencing shortages at some of its stations, although it is not thought to be considering closing any sites. Logistics UK responded […]
Logistics UK has urged the government to replicate its Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme for the logistics sector and prioritise the granting of 10,000 temporary work visas to EU drivers.
Fuel distribution and transport giant Hoyer Petrolog has instigated a major restructuring in response to declining demand for diesel and petrol and the rise in alternative fuels.
Hoyer drivers have put their employer on notice of 14 days of strike action after the company refused to back down on plans to make six drivers redundant at the Stanlow oil refinery.