UK Road Haulage – Recruitment problems reach the tipping point

The road haulage industry is grappling with a unique blend of internal and external challenges, some of which are real, while others are perceived. These issues, especially for younger individuals, have led to a perception that a career as a professional HGV driver is less attractive than roles in other industries. The stark reality is that UK road haulage organisations are currently facing a shortage of 50,000 HGV drivers, with 81% of UK road hauliers and logistics businesses struggling to secure the necessary qualified drivers.

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