Shapps warned to take action over driver shortage or face Christmas wine and spirits “delivery chaos”


 

Unpredictable arrival times from hauliers shifting wine and spirits have led to warnings of shortages of our favourite tipples in the run-up to Christmas. The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) said it had written to the transport secretary Grant Shapps demanding he take urgent action over HGV driver shortages and freight disruption to avoid empty shelves. The letter is signed by 48 of the WSTA’s members and the trade group said it had received multiple reports of products taking […]