JJ Foodservice increases HGV driver salaries to £40k

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JJ Foodservice has increased annual salaries of HGV drivers at its London branches by £5k to £40k, for what the company claims will create the best working environment for them.

In addition to the salary increase, the wholesaler is offering state-of-the-art vehicles, no evenings or weekends work, local deliveries, no rotas or shift work as well consistent start times.

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“On top of offering a great work-life balance, our drivers also have a stable, daily routine and the support of a driver’s mate,” said head of operations, Kaan Hendekli “Offering excellent working conditions for drivers will help us to grow our delivery team to support even more customers in the future,

Read more: JJ Foodservice launches campaign to recruit female HGV drivers – Better Wholesaling

The Government recently announced that it will issue temporary visas to 5000 HGV drivers in the UK with more than 100,000 vacancies to fill.

With just 1% of UK HGV drivers female, JJ is actively encouraging more females to consider HGV driver roles.

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Paul Hill is the Editor of Better Wholesaling. He can be found on Twitter at @BW_PaulHill, or contacted via paul.hill@newtrade.co.uk and 07960935659.


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