Wednesday, July 17, 2024

What can be done to tackle the HGV driver shortage?

Rob Wright, executive director at SCALA, provider of management services for the supply chain and logistics sector. HGV driver shortages have risen high on the news agenda in recent months, but it is a longer-term issue than many people realise. HGV drivers face working long and unsociable hours, poor facilities on the road, and low wages. […]

Air Partner: HGV shortage will boost airfreight

Robert Jubb, UK head of freight, Air Partner “As a result of the ongoing disruption to the global supply chain and shortages of HGV drivers, there are concerns around fulfilling orders in the lead-up to Christmas. We expect to see an increase in demand for dedicated cargo flights from major retailers seeking to minimise disruption […]

Zero emission HGVs by 2040

Zero emission HGVs

On July 14, the UK government announced commitments to end the sale of new petrol and diesel heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) by 2040. Rob Wright, executive director at supply chain and logistics consultancy, SCALA, comments on how this ambitious goal could be achieved and what businesses can do to play their part: “From an environmental perspective […]