Eddie Stobart has ended its award-winning driver apprenticeship scheme run in association with System Training. The pair won Apprenticeship of the Year in the 2012 MT Awards for their two-year scheme that saw 10 trainees taken on from 200 applicants. “The apprenticeship was stopped due to the funding available to the age group we needed to target, ie 19 to 21,” said Neale Burdon, Stobart resource and training manager. “While we were running the apprenticeship it became clear that we […]
Motor Transport: A Year in Review The industry has faced a challenging 2012 and since its launch in March, MT.co.uk has been here to cover the ups and the downs. Here is a month by month guide to the big stories of 2012. January saw B2C parcel operators report record Christmas volumes as a result of the biggest online Christmas the UK had ever seen. Hermes delivered 15 million items in its 2011 Christmas peak, while Yodel delivered 20 million […]
Well you win some and you lose some. Trading in shares at UK Mail Group continues to be a profitable experience, but – despite a good performance in its transport division Hargreaves shares continue to splutter.