- Aug 5, 2002
- Silicon Valley
They did that to themselves with Brexit and then block off all the cheap Bulgarian labors, saving those jobs for .... nevermind.It dawned on me that the UK is having the same issue here. Not enough folks in the trucking industry and now they have good shortages.
How serious is the shortage of lorry drivers?The industry says there's a shortage of 100,000 drivers but why is that and what is the likely impact?www.bbc.com
Key takeaway: "...Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng told the BBC on 10 October, two weeks after the 5,000 extra visas were announced, that there had only been about 27 applications."
I doubt these are poverty wages in the UK, so it's likely folks not wanting to do this sort of work in the 21st Century.
Oh, instead of the loading dock wait time not getting paid here, they have to clear custom and not get paid, adding 1 day or 2 to cross the border to France.