World News Truck driver shortage threatens empty shelves, higher prices Blog

A brewing crisis in Australia’s transport industry could soon leave shoppers faced with higher prices and even empty shelves. According to a new survey by the International Road Transport Union, there will be 26,049 vacancies for truck drivers in 2024, and that number is expected to worsen. “This is not just a crisis for the … Read more

World News Truckie shortage ‘crisis’ to hurt strained supply chain Blog

Australian shoppers could soon face empty supermarket shelves as a shortage of truck drivers threatens the country’s supply chains. According to the National Road Transport Association, around 26,000 additional drivers are needed to fill the gaps in the trucking industry as the sector faces shortages across all company sizes and types. With demand for road … Read more