Top hauliers give mixed response to claims driver shortage crisis is easing


 

Logistics companies are reporting signs that the HGV driver shortage crisis may have turned a corner this month. However some cautioned that, unless wage rises are maintained and facilities improved, the easing of the crisis could be short lived. Reports of a rise in the availability of drivers follow moves by industry to attract new drivers and those that had quit the sector, with wage hikes, bonuses and more flexible shift patterns, alongside government schemes such as the recent Skills […]