Quarter of grocery store milk deliveries by UK’s largest dairy provider unable to get by way of due to driver scarcity
As much as 1 / 4 of grocery store milk deliveries by the UK’s largest dairy provider have been unable to get by way of due to a scarcity of lorry drivers.
Arla’s UK managing director, Ash Amirahmadi, warned of a ‘summer time of disruption’ except daring motion is taken by the Authorities.
Milking it: Dairy big Arla provides milk to about 2,400 shops every day within the UK
The dairy big, which provides milk to about 2,400 shops every day within the UK, had on common didn’t ship to 10 per cent of shops as a consequence of an absence of drivers, though this had risen to 1 / 4 – some 600 retailers – final Saturday, Amirahmadi mentioned yesterday.
In addition to growing driver pay, Arla had additionally supplied a £2,000 signing-on bonus, just like different companies, reminiscent of Tesco.