IRU and European Shippers Council draft driver treatment charter to address recruitment crisis

September 16, 2019 Gavin van Marle

The International Road Transport Union (IRU) and the European Shippers Council (ESC) are preparing to issue a joint charter aimed at improving the treatment of drivers at shippers’ premises.
The IRU’s expert on the driver shortage crisis, Esther Visser, told The Loadstar that the charter was one of the organisation’s strategies to alleviate the growing shortage of drivers in Europe and beyond.
An IRU study into the shortage published earlier this year ...

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