The Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) has been in constant talks with the UK Government recently as the UK Driver shortage is starting to effect multiple industries including “supermarkets, restaurants, pubs, schools and care homes”.

Among several measures the FWD has proposed; including reinstating the relaxation of Drivers’ Hours, ending furlough for drivers, temporarily waiving the need for medical certificates or a completed Drivers’ CPC – The FWD have called for Army staff to be deployed to ensure that supply routes to all industries are maintained as the countries’ businesses re-open their doors.

For more details, read the FWD’s own article here.

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