The UK’s driver shortage is still at severe levels with a worrying lack of recruits in the under-30 age group, according to research by driver agency Driver Require. The research analysed the latest data from the Office of National Statistics’ Quarterly Labour Force Survey for the period October to December 2021. After crunching the ONS data, Driver Require found that HGV drivers numbers rose by only 2,000 to 263,000 between Q3 and Q4, 39,000 lower than the pre-pandemic level of […]
The shortage of skilled drivers continues to be the major concern for senior professionals in road haulage and logistics businesses throughout the UK, according to the findings of a major study published at the CV Show this week.
Bibby Distribution will use its full allocation of 25 longer semi-trailers (LSTs) when it takes delivery of twelve more 15.65m models. They will join 13 identical Don-Bur trailers which Bibby added to its fleet in 2012 as part of the on-going trial of longer trailers.
Lenham Storage Company is continuing to struggle to retain European staff, with whole families employed by the Maidstone-based firm choosing to return to their home countries following Brexit.