Skills for Logistics (SfL) is to launch a voluntary accreditation scheme for Driver CPC training providers in a bid to drive up standards within the road transport sector. SfL hopes its new scheme will “sharpen up” the quality of training currently on offer to candidates and make it more relevant to operator’s needs. The sector skills council said that while Jaupt has the mandate to ensure Driver CPC regulations are adhered to by training providers, meeting these requirements does not […]
The directors of Action Express launched a driver training school last week, with the promise that it will fully fund the training of 100 new drivers with a guaranteed job for those who pass their tests.
Almost three quarters of Pall-Ex Group hauliers are affected by the driver shortage every day with all 170-plus members reporting the situation is causing their businesses to suffer, the pallet network is warning.
The chancellor has ignored calls to introduce a training fund to tackle the chronic shortage of HGV drivers in today’s Autumn Statement.