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18 Months to Train 100,000 HGV Drivers: Will the Economy Survive? 18 Months to Train 100,000 HGV Drivers: Will the Economy Survive?
Hauliers fighting the national shortage of drivers describe their recruitment efforts as a "battle won, but a war lost" while they clutch straws to attract new and less experienced drivers.
Friday 14th January 2022
The Nightmare Before Every Hauliers ChristmasThe Nightmare Before Every Hauliers Christmas
As Brits adjust to life post-pandemic, hauliers gear up for possibly the busiest Christmas in history, amid near two-week delays to deliveries from food and retail suppliers.
Friday 17th December 2021
PM to Act on Driver Shortage As Brits Face Christmas CrisisPM to Act on Driver Shortage As Brits Face Christmas Crisis
The shortage of 100,000 HGV drivers has already caused supply chain disruptions for thousands of haulage companies, and the prime minister must act now to prevent a Christmas crisis.
Friday 10th December 2021
The Future of Pallet Delivery
The world of logistics is changing, and businesses are finding new ways to be more efficient, such as using pallets to distribute and store goods.
Friday 19th November 2021
DVLA Warns of 10-Week Licence Renewal Delays
Despite COVID-19 restrictions becoming a thing of the past, adjusting to life as we knew it is yet another hurdle for many businesses to overcome.
Friday 22nd October 2021
Electric Truck Takeover: Is the Industry Evolving?
Britain has faced many obstacles in previous months, including disordered COVID-19 restrictions, job redundancies and a national HGV driver shortage.
Friday 8th October 2021
HGV Heroes - We Couldn't Do it Without Them!
The entire country is talking about the chaos caused by the national HGV driver shortage, but instead of jumping on the bandwagon, we thought we'd share a well-deserved thank you to our HGV heroes! Sadly, modern technology has encouraged a sheer lack of appreciation for our beloved HGV drivers, but now's the time to share the love and thank them for all they do and have done to help keep our economy going.
Tuesday 5th October 2021
Pay Hikes Lead to Driver Poaching
Leading administrators have warned that increased driver wages and competitive sign-on bonuses could worsen the national driver shortage, resulting in firms relentlessly poaching one another's staff.
Tuesday 21st September 2021
HGV Drivers Threaten A Nationwide Strike
British supply chains are under serious threat as under-appreciated HGV drivers plan a nationwide strike over inadequate salaries and poor working conditions.
Friday 3rd September 2021
A Day in the Life of a Pallet Delivery Driver
When supermarkets and high street shops reach near-empty, we're often quick to forget those responsible for crucial stock drops.
Tuesday 24th August 2021
How The HGV Driver Shortage Will Affect Local Communities
It's no secret that Britain has fallen a few thousand HGV drivers short, but just how serious has this national crisis become? As many turn a blind eye to reports of the national HGV driver shortage, situations are worsening, and local communities all across the country are beginning to witness the severity of having far fewer drivers on board.
Friday 6th August 2021
Transport Sector Hardest Hit by Brexit and COVID-19
In the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis and Britain ultimately cutting ties with the European Union, it's no secret that the Transport sector has taken the hardest hit compared to many other industries.
Friday 30th July 2021