More than 60% of logistics companies say business conditions have become more challenging in the past year.
The Moore Stephens/Barclays annual UK Logistics Confidence Index registered the biggest decline in confidence since 2015 – although overall, the index remains in positive territory, at 52.6 points.
The biggest concern is driver shortages, with one in five logistics operators saying they expect a decreased headcount in the next 12 months, as EU-native drivers leave and older drivers retire. …
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Source: The Loadstar