Back in 2018 Bakers Dolphin launched its own training programme in a bid to tackle the nationwide driver shortage. It is now reaping the rewards with 12 drivers graduating and going out on the road.
The operator, which celebrated its 130th anniversary last year, decided to take matters into its own hands when trying to recruit drivers.
Managing Director Max Fletcher says: “The industry has struggled with a national shortage of drivers for some years now, so we decided to try to actively do something positive about it.
“Research revealed that a key reason behind the shortage was an ageing . . .