Transport industry hit by skyrocketing costs, driver shortages

Monique Patterson
Updated July 21 2022 - 8:56am, first published 6:30am
FOSTERING YOUNG TALENT: Will Stewart wrote a letter to Anthony Boyle in 2020 saying he wants to be a truck driver when he's old enough. Mr Boyle hopes more young people choose to pursue a career in the industry.

The rising cost of fuel and a driver shortage has created a perfect storm for the transport industry, according to two south-west operators.

Monique Patterson

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