HGV Shortage To Rise

Over half (54%) think that there is a chance deliveries won’t arrive in time for Christmas because of a lack of drivers.

The poll of 57 recruitment agencies supplying drivers to supermarkets, retailers and distribution firms also revealed that 70 per cent say shortages have worsened since last Christmas.

Eight out of ten (82 per cent) participants think the situation could get even worse if access to EU workers is restricted in the future