‘Cautious optimism’ driver shortage is easing, says Logistics UK report


Logistics employers are starting to see the green shoots of recovery, according to a report from Logistics UK, published this week. Its Skills Report 2021 reveals that “significant steps” have been taken to help address the recruitment crisis, with government and industry working together to increase capacity to test new drivers, provide new training schemes and commit to improving HGV driver facilities on the road network. Wage hikes have also helped, with the report noting a “significant” rise in HGV […]