Couriers/delivery industry

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UK haulage industry tells PM to act on supply chains or face Christmas crisis
Calls for Boris Johnson to intervene personally after ‘lacklustre’ efforts to tackle lorry driver shortage

Rob Davies

25, Oct, 2021 @5:53 PM

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‘It seems impenetrable’: the trials of HGV training
Three HGV trainees relate the early barriers they’ve found on the road to a potential career change

Jane Clinton and David Batty

21, Oct, 2021 @6:26 PM

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UK Deliveroo orders soar by 59% despite restaurants reopening
Tie-up with Amazon more than doubles members of food courier firm’s premium subscription service

Mark Sweney

20, Oct, 2021 @8:37 AM

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‘Economically illiterate’: PM’s Tory conference speech gets frosty reception
Next boss, thinktanks and unions criticise Boris Johnson, saying ‘shortages cannot be blustered away’

Heather Stewart and Julia Kollewe

06, Oct, 2021 @6:12 PM

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Boris Johnson: petrol crisis and pig cull part of necessary post-Brexit transition
PM’s remarks come as Liz Truss insists it’s the role of business, not ministers, to resolve such problems

Peter Walker, Jessica Elgot and Aubrey Allegretti

03, Oct, 2021 @4:17 PM

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Fuel crisis and supply shortages are a product of the UK’s economic model
Rising prices and lack of goods are what happens when just-in-time economy collides with skin-of-the-pants government

Larry Elliott

03, Oct, 2021 @10:52 AM

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Christmas shortages: what are Britons ordering this year?
Early sales are surging across a range of goods, from toys to frozen turkeys and festive decorations

Sarah Butler

02, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Caught in a blame game over my lost £3,000 wheelchair
Segway blames UPS … and it won’t pay compensation

Anna Tims

29, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Supply chain crisis could last months admits PM but fuel situation ‘improving’
Labour accuses PM of ‘reducing the country to chaos’ with cars continuing to queue and fights breaking out

Aubrey Allegretti

28, Sep, 2021 @6:25 PM

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End to freedom of movement behind UK fuel crisis, says Merkel’s likely successor
Olaf Scholz, poised to become next chancellor, wades into row over HGV driver shortage

Daniel Boffey, Rowena Mason and Heather Stewart

27, Sep, 2021 @7:54 PM

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‘I wanted to cry’: three key workers on being hit by the UK fuel crisis
A carer, a GP and a social worker speak about the impact the crisis is having on them and their work

Rachel Obordo and Jedidajah Otte

27, Sep, 2021 @6:43 PM

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10 days to save Christmas: shops warn of disruption due to lack of lorry drivers
Shortage of skilled drivers causes petrol station queues, while ONS says customers cannot buy all the food they want

Rob Davies and Joanna Partridge

24, Sep, 2021 @2:24 PM

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