The government has quashed hopes for a new HGV driving Trailblazer apprenticeship by rejecting the standards for a third time. Despite the deepening driver shortage gripping the sector and the government’s refusal to back an HGV driver training fund, the skills minister turned down the industry’s bid for the much-needed apprenticeship following a panel review of the training standard. The panel felt that the training involved in becoming an HGV driver did not need to take 12 months, which was […]
Pressure on the supply chain in northern France mounted yesterday after a fire in the Grande-Synthe migrant camp near Dunkirk burnt the settlement to the ground.
Plumbing and heating products supplier Wolseley is launching a year-long apprenticeship scheme for aspiring HGV drivers at two of its DCs.
Is the road transport industry expecting too much from Philip Hammond’s budget this afternoon? Motortransport.co.uk looks at what’s in store for logistics.