Paul Holland, managing director for UK Fuel at Fleetcor, examines how HGV fleets facing the impact of driver shortages can become more efficient.
A “handful” of BP petrol stations have been closed temporarily due to driver shortages impacting the delivery of fuel.
Ministers have unveiled a package of measures to tackle the HGV driver shortage and ease pressure on the sector.
Temporary relaxation of the enforcement of drivers’ hours rules in England, Scotland and Wales to alleviate “acute supply chain pressures”, says DfT.
Calls for the army to mobilise to protect the UK’s food supplies as the national shortage of truck drivers escalates.
Whistl has teamed up with Road to Logistics to offer HGV drivers roles at its Bedford Super Depot.
An underlying skills shortage is going to be severely impacted by Brexit, according to a new research from Logistics UK.
The commercial fleet industry is warning that a new points-based immigration system could bring the supply chain to a grinding halt.
According to research from IRU, the European road transport sector will face a 13% increase in driver shortage this year (2020).
Fiscal incentives to support transport businesses and promote investment are vital as the UK navigates the uncertain Brexit transition period, says Menzies LLP.
Warehouse staff at specialist parcels carrier, Tuffnells, are being offered the chance to take part in a 12-month driver programme to become fully qualified class C drivers.
The commercial fleet industry is hoping to secure changes to the apprenticeship levy after securing Government cash to tackle the driver shortage.
Hermes to hold seminar at Fleet Live next week.
IRU calls on international organisations, governments and industry stakeholders to safeguard the role of road transport in driving economic prosperity.
New DfT training programme aims to support and upskill unemployed, veterans and re-offenders to take up a transport career.
MPs on the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Road Freight and Logistics hear just 1% of drivers are under 25.
A failure to deliver safe, secure rest areas and address shortcomings in the apprenticeship levy are damaging efforts to tackle the driver shortage, truck associations have warned.
Logistics businesses anticipate that 15% of their current HGV driver vacancies will not be filled due to the nationwide skills shortage.
The European road transport sector is facing the most acute professional driver shortage in decades, a new report by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) has found.
National recruitment agency Encore Personnel is helping bridge the current driver shortage, by investing £10,000 in additional training and incentives for its drivers.