LOGISTICS WORKER SHORTAGE REACHING CRISIS POINT

LOGISTICS WORKER SHORTAGE REACHING CRISIS POINT

“The logistics industry is the lifeblood of the UK economy, employing more than 2.5 million people and contributing £121 billion to the nation’s GVA (gross value added). Yet it is facing a ticking time bomb: the ever-increasing shortage of skilled workers; there are currently 52,000 vacancies for HGVs drivers alone. And with the prospect of losing access to vital EU workers, the shortage could reach catastrophic levels. […]