Driver Shortage

supply chain

UK supply chain faces collapse in ‘tw...

Jul 28, 20211 Comment

Speaking to the BBC, Richard Burnett, RHA chief executive said that despite meeting with Transport Secretary Grant Shapps last week to warn him of the

HGV driver shortage

Government announces measures to support ro...

Jul 21, 2021No Comments

A package of measures to help tackle the HGV driver shortage has today been announced by the Government. In an open letter to the road

Fleet optimisation

Fleet optimisation software to tackle drive...

Jul 12, 20211 Comment

Implementing fleet optimisation software should be a transport firm’s first step to addressing the driver shortage, according to tech firm The Algorithm People (TAP). It

driver shortage

Government response to driver shortage

Jul 09, 20211 Comment

Transport minister Baroness Vere said extending drivers’ hours was “definitely not a long-term solution” to the burgeoning recruitment crisis, and that the industry had known

Driver Shortage

SMMT: Can the driver shortage be solved?

Jul 09, 2021No Comments

The UK is currently suffering from an estimated deficit of about 65,000 HGV drivers but what is behind the shortage and what can be done

drivers’ hours

Drivers’ Hours extension: ‘Utte...

Jul 08, 20211 Comment

There has been a lot of reaction to the government’s decision to temporarily relax the drivers hours rules in an attempt to address the serious

driver shortage

Act today on driver shortage

Jul 05, 20211 Comment

Steve Gooding, president of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), has used the inaugural edition of transport and logistics event ITT Hub to

Driver Shortage

Driver shortage fuels materials shortage cr...

Jun 24, 2021Comments off

A shortage of lorry drivers is intensifying the construction materials crisis as sites struggle to get deliveries to fuel booming demand. The latest update from

driver shortage

Overcoming driver shortages by improving de...

Jun 17, 2021Comments off

The UK’s HGV driver shortage is becoming increasingly concerning, with the ‘perfect storm’ of Brexit, Covid-19 and growing demands exacerbating the problem. There are numerous

Shortage Occupation List

HGV drivers must be included on the UK Shor...

May 18, 2021Comments off

The RHA has urged ministers to add HGV drivers to the Home Office UK Shortage Occupation List to help fix the growing driver shortage. RHA

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