Company driving Irn Bru cautions on lorry driver concerns


rn Bru maker AG Barr has joined the listing of firms warning of driver problems, as companies proceed to grapple with source chain difficulties.

The drinks firm, which is also behind the Rubicon model, gave the update as it posted 1st 50 percent results that confirmed advancements at AG Barr.

It explained: “In recent months we have found increased troubles throughout the British isles road haulage fleet, affiliated in section with the Covid-19 pandemic, impacting buyer deliveries and inbound components.”

The organization additional: “In addition, the risks connected with the broader labour pool and the recent Covid-19 pandemic reaction are locations we continue to check intently. …We think the dedication and ability of our workforce and provide base will stand us in good stead in these uncertain instances.”

AG Barr, led by Roger White, explained revenues in the 27 weeks to August jumped 19.5% to £135.3 million and it posted a pre-tax financial gain of £24.4 million, up from £5.1 million.

Development arrived in a time period when the hospitality sector, portion of which AG Barr sells its merchandise to, was ready to reopen from the most-current lockdown.

The enterprise will recommence dividend payments.