Top reasons why you should gain your HGV licence
Increase in pay
There has been a large increase in the pay received by HGV drivers in the UK, with the BBC reporting that some drivers have seen as much as a 40% pay increase. *
Demand for Drivers
The demand for HGV drivers is as high as it has ever been, with the UK HGV driver shortage being highlighted in recent times with the national fuel shortage claims and the ever-present empty supermarket shelves.
You might be wondering why does the UK have such a huge shortage of lorry drivers? You can read our full article about the UK driver shortage and what is being done to solve it.
As previously mentioned, there is extremely high demand for HGV drivers and this isn’t likely to change anytime soon. A skilled, qualified, and compliant driver is highly sought after in the logistics industry currently, with no plans of slowing anytime soon, which is why it is important for you to complete your training with an accredited and nationally recognised HGV training company as soon as possible as the demand for training is high, spaces are limited and in some cases a waiting list, so our advice if you are considering a career in logistics is to enquire online early to avoid delay or disappointment.
2 Start Ltd, provide a wide range of driver and logistics training courses available for you to choose from, with a selection of dates available, you should enquire online now!