Shippers face tough choices in the US trucking market as costs escalate
Faced with the prospect of further rate hikes in the trucking sector, shippers are grappling ...
Road Haulage Association CEO Richard Burnett, along with 21 logistics companies and associations, has sought the “urgent” personal intervention of UK prime minster Boris Johnson to address the country’s fast-escalating driver shortage.
In a letter to the prime minister, Mr Burnett urges him to act to avert a “critical supply chain shortage”: as a priority, the RHA is seeking a temporary work visa to allow hauliers to hire European drivers, the establishment of a taskforce and the re-establishment of Defra’s Food Resilience Industry forum, disbanded this year. The full letter can be read here.