haulage industry

PM urged to act on lorry driver shortage or face Christmas crisis

The haulage industry is warning the Prime Minister to act on resolving supply chain issues or face a Christmas crisis.

New HGV drivers go straight to artic test

New HGV drivers will, the DVSA says, now be allowed to go straight to their artic test.

MV Commercial acquires Fruehauf in major ‘multi-million pound’ deal

MV Commercial has revealed a multi-million-pound deal to buy tipping trailer and rigid body manufacturer Fruehauf out of administration.

DVSA recruits more HGV driving examiners

The DVSA has unveiled plans to recruit more examiners for HGV driving tests to help deal with the current lorry driver shortage.

John Lewis HGV drivers get £5,000 pay rise

HGV drivers for John Lewis and Waitrose have been handed a £5,000 annual pay rise by bosses.

Haulage industry criticises plans for solving HGV driver crisis

Government proposals to resolve the HGV driver crisis in the UK have been criticised.

UK hauliers mulling a move to EU to beat driver shortage

A survey has revealed that 56% of the UK's hauliers are looking at moving to the EU to combat driver shortages and admin issues.

Plan to extend HGV driver hours criticised

A government plan to extend HGV driver hours temporarily has been criticised by industry leaders.

Government hits back at ‘complacent hauliers’ over HGV driver shortage

The government's transport minister Baroness Vere has hit back at 'complacent hauliers' over the UK's HGV driver shortage.

Driver shortage will lead to a ‘food crisis’

The UK's driver shortage will lead to a food delivery crisis as the country’s food supply chain struggles to deal with demand.