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Logistics in the Spotlight: The Safety Implications of the Current Supply Chain Backlog & Driver Shortage

The Safety Implications of the Current Supply Chain Backlog & Driver Shortage

Lately, the logistics industry and supply chains have been receiving more media attention than ever, unfortunately it’s not for the best reasons. With headlines in the media such as “Supply Chain Crisis Risks Taking Global Economy Down With It”, “No End in Sight for the COVID-Led Global Supply Chain Disruption” …

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Flooring retailer calls on logistics industry to get innovative with recruitment tactics to help solve crippling supply issues

Flooring retailer Factory Direct Flooring calls on logistics industry to get innovative with recruitment tactics

The founder of Midlands-based flooring manufacturer and retail firm Factory Direct Flooring (FDF) is calling on the UK logistics sector to generate more creative ways to attract and retain drivers and workers. Amid news of tactics such as sign-up and retention bonuses, and mammoth apprenticeship schemes, Paul Hambidge of FDF …

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Driver shortage crisis: UK business groups demand action

DRIVER SHORTAGE CRISIS UK BUSINESS GROUPS DEMAND ACTION

As the ongoing shortage of HGV drivers continues to affect the logistics and retail sectors, two of the UK’s biggest business groups, Logistics UK and British Retail Consortium (BRC) have written to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to outline key three steps the government can take …

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Updated LGV Instructor course to help employers tackle driver shortage

Updated LGV Instructor course to help employers tackle driver shortage

The RTITB Instructor Academy has relaunched its LGV Instructor course, helping employers to address the driver shortage with highly skilled in-house trainers to upskill existing employees, retain existing drivers, and support recruitment programmes. “There is a national shortfall of 60,000+ LGV drivers* and an estimated 30,000 vocational driving test slots …

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