Unlock existing road freight capacity to alleviate driver shortage


 

Empty running has become an accepted problem in road transport, but with supply chains facing the dual pressures of a national driver shortage and the need to make drastic carbon reductions, it’s time to address the waste. Conservative estimates still suggest 20% of trucks are running empty, and this doesn’t take into consideration partial loads. Meanwhile, we’re short tens of thousands of drivers and the onus is on businesses to fix this longstanding and long-term challenge. Now has to be […]