Bretts Transport said it had taken steps to address “pent-up demand” for haulage services following the pandemic, brought about by an acute shortage of drivers. The Cambridgeshire firm said it had boosted pay and conditions and modernised its fleet to attract and retain staff during current economic uncertainty. Following the publication of its latest financial […]
The Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit’s “over-complications” are causing a severe HGV driver shortage with major consequences to supply chains into the UK. Supermarkets shelves appear empty, restaurants are struggling for supplies and people are starting to worry about Christmas.
Northampton-based EM Rogers (Transport) said its Dutch business was expected to have “an increasingly significant role” as it looked to an uncertain future post-Brexit.
Services for EU-bound HGVs at the Manston Airport site are being suspended in what Kent Police are hailing as a first step towards a return to “business as usual” on the county’s roads following the end of the Brexit transition.