A more intelligent approach to freight movements could help ease driver shortage


 

The Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit’s “over-complications” are causing a severe HGV driver shortage with major consequences to supply chains into the UK. Supermarkets shelves appear empty, restaurants are struggling for supplies and people are starting to worry about Christmas. And even though we believe that the forces behind driver shortages might run even deeper and thus need a longer-term solution, companies and the UK government should make it a priority to tackle the problem immediately and head on. We acknowledge […]