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Are you in a position to take advantage of this years winter peak within the transport and logistics industry?
This years winter peak and we want to help you prepare for the rush. Read this blog to learn how to make sure you are prepared.
A driver hire agency provides recruitment services for businesses which require qualified drivers. A driver agency might provide anything from just a single driver for a day, at very short notice when a regular driver is unable to attend work, to a team of drivers to work on an ongoing basis.
With a global shortage of HGV drivers, how can a driver agency keep your logistics business operational?
It is a well known fact throughout the logistics and transport industry that HGV drivers have been in short supply in recent years. While this is a global issue, in the UK the problem is particularly acute, with an estimated driver shortfall in excess of 50,000.
If you drive a lorry weighing more than 3.5 tonnes or a passenger carrying vehicle such as a bus or coach, keeping an up to date Driver Certificate of Professional Competence or Driver CPC training as required by EU law is definitely worth the time and money it costs.