Operators urged to secure better pay deals for HGV drivers on supermarket contracts


 

A veteran HGV driver has told transport firms to take on the supermarket giants to demand fairer and more consistent pay rates. Tim Shenton, 63, a Class 1 night trunk driver with Hackling Transport in Gloucestershire, earns £17 an hour. However, the former assistant operations manager said that, despite a recent spate of high-profile industry pay rises, many HGV drivers were still being offered far too little and that the situation needed to change. “The problem is there’s never really […]