OPINION: Delivery drivers are unsung heroes of retailing – James Bielby, chief executive, FWD

'Please, on these hot days, take a moment to thank our drivers for their long hours and hard work'

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Nothing boosts sales like a heatwave, especially one the weather forecasters correctly anticipated, so retailers could get their orders in for drinks, ice cream and barbecue items. 

In these hot, hectic days of summer, let’s spare a moment to thank the vital link in the supply chain that often gets overlooked in the rush to get product onto the shelves of convenience stores. 

Wholesalers’ delivery drivers are the true stars of our industry. 

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