John Hayes, the minister for further education, skills and lifelong learning responsible for apprentice training, is expected to present the first Apprenticehsip of the Year award at the Motor Transport Awards on 13 June. This is a new category introduced to recognise and encourage appreantice training by road transport operators. This Award will be made in association with the National Skills Academy for Logistics to showcase some of the best examples of logistics apprentice training. Judges will be looking for […]
Plumbing and heating products supplier Wolseley is launching a year-long apprenticeship scheme for aspiring HGV drivers at two of its DCs.
A video capturing all the excitement of last week’s Motor Transport Awards is now on line. Presented by Road Transport Media’s editorial director Justin Stanton and filmed in association with Thermo King, the video features interviews with award winners including an emotional recipient of the Service to Industry Award Nikki King, the Fleet Driver of the Year Jim Whitmore and Haulier of the Year CM Downton. For more Motor Transport and Commercial Motor videos, go to www.youtube.com/user/roadtransport
APC Overnight APC Overnight claims to operate the largest next day parcel network in the UK, with more than 120 regional depots supported by two central processing hubs. The Essington, Wolverhampton company is a cooperative with shareholding members made up from the courier companies. APC says that its cooperative approach enables it to set industry standards in customer care. The judges were impressed that APC presented independent research carried out by the Triangle Consultancy which had investigated customer loyalty among 14 […]