Driver Shortage

Logistics UK’s annual report warns of con...

Jun 14, 2022No Comments

Disruption to global supply chains looks set to continue in 2022, requiring a radical move away from a reliance on just-in-time to the use of

Fleet of vans parked up

Fleet optimisation: Easing fleet and driver...

Apr 13, 2022Comments off

Drivers with no sleep, poor nutrition, and extended hours – can the fleet industry rely on its existing practices? Labour shortages and container freight rates

Red lorry on a road

Do falling road freight prices signal easin...

Mar 10, 2022Comments off

New industry data reveals that haulage price-per-mile index fell below courier figures for the first time in 11 months, but industry costs remain high. As

Lorries at Dover

Government playing ‘Russian roulette’ w...

Jan 11, 2022Comments off

The government is failing to monitor how many foreign lorries are entering and leaving the UK under revised cabotage rules introduced in October last year,

HGV Driver

‘Cautious optimism’ driver shor...

Dec 08, 2021Comments off

Logistics employers are starting to see the green shoots of recovery, according to a report from Logistics UK, published this week. Its Skills Report 2021

Overnight Lorry Park

Government must improve HGV driver working ...

Nov 25, 2021Comments off

The HGV driver shortage has been brought into sharp focus in recent months, causing significant supply chain delays across multiple sectors. However, it is an

Aztek Logistics lorry

Aztek boss hits out over driver test diluti...

Nov 05, 2021Comments off

The government’s ‘U-turns’ on the recruitment of drivers from Europe on short-term visas and a consultation review of the cabotage rules is the latest mixed

Houses of Parliament

MPs to investigate HGV driver shortage and ...

Nov 04, 2021Comments off

The HGV driver shortage will be investigated by MPs on the Transport Committee in a new inquiry. Commercial fleet operators have struggled to retain and

Report calls for radical industry action to...

Oct 27, 2021Comments off

The haulage industry is training sufficient HGV drivers but failing to retain them, a report by the Driver Require Think Tank has concluded. The Think

Trucks waiting at Dover

‘Don’t let cabotage sabotage UK Hau...

Oct 21, 2021Comments off

The RHA is shocked and disappointed by the Government proposal to allow foreign haulage companies to undertake unlimited work in the UK in two-week blocks.