Consternation among forwarders and retailers is increasing as more and more hauliers apply “driver retention surcharges” amid the UK’s worsening haulage crisis.
Many smaller firms had managed to avoid adding surcharges, noting that they already paid drivers much more than the “derisory” wages offered by larger hauliers.
But with the increased focus on the driver shortage crisis – its impact now being felt by sizeable retailers – the large haulage firms have, …
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Source: The Loadstar