As we all enjoy the long-awaited reopening of shops, restaurants and outdoor attractions it would be reasonable to assume that there’s plenty of HGV drivers who are itching to be back on the road after lockdown. But in actual fact, there’s a chronic shortage of HGV drivers that’s so bad that the Road Haulage Association […]
Wales’s largest family-owned independent logistics, warehousing, pallet network, bulk haulage, and express & home delivery company, Owens Group of Llanelli, has ordered 77 New Generation MAN TGX 26.470 6×2 tractor units. The order will see 27 of the new vehicles being based out of the Owens Group Llanelli depot and 50 based at the firm’s […]
By Noel Anderson, blog read time 3 minutes… With an estimated HGV driver shortage of 50,000 drivers – forecast to grow to an astonishing 150,000 drivers by 2020 (1) – driver recruitment continues to be the number one issue for transport managers in the UK today. Furthermore, in an FTA survey 46% of transport managers reported […]
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