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“Noise Decreasing” Around Driver Shortage

“Noise Decreasing” Around Driver Shortage

The chief executive of one of the fastest-growing UK pallet networks says there are some promising signs that the worst of the driver shortage crisis could be over as the new year gets underway. Pallet-Track’s Caroline Green said she had seen the “noise decrease” over...
UK government funds HGV driver training to tackle shortages

UK government funds HGV driver training to tackle shortages

Skills boot camps’ are expected to provide instruction for up to 11,000 HGV drivers The UK government has offered contracts worth £34.5m to companies to train new lorry drivers as it battles to alleviate an ongoing supply chain squeeze caused by the Covid-19 pandemic...
Free HGV training announcement for Leeds and West Yorkshire

Free HGV training announcement for Leeds and West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire Combined Authority has announced its plans to fund courses for HGV drivers Leeds and West Yorkshire are so short of qualified HGV and bus drivers that politicians are going to fund free training to help plug the staffing gaps. The West Yorkshire...