Food firm in ‘drastic’ action amid driver shortage

A company which supplies food to care homes and restaurants says it is taking “drastic action” to try to get round the shortage of UK lorry drivers. The boss of Country Range said the group was buying smaller vans in the face of “significant” problems caused by a lack of qualified HGV drivers. Managing director Coral Rose said the issue was “going to get worse” as schools and offices return to normal. Source BBC

Bosch says the semiconductor supply chains in the car industry no longer work

  • Bosch believes semiconductor supply chains in the automotive industry are no longer fit for purpose as the global chip shortage rages on.
  • German car giants and semiconductor suppliers should figure out how the chip supply chain can be improved, according to Bosch board manager Harald Kroeger.
  • Semiconductor supply chain issues have been quietly managed by the automotive in the past but now is a time for change, according to Kroeger. Source CNBC