Cemex has launched an Apprentice Driver Scheme for 18 to 23-year-olds, and is on the hunt for 12 candidates for this year’s intake. Run in association with training provider System Training, the scheme offers a professional framework to achieve a Driving Goods Apprenticeship Level 2 and a Category C licence. Candidates must hold a category B, clean driving licence, together with a good level of Maths and English, proficiency in information technology and understand the importance of work place health […]
Skills for Logistics MD David Coombes writes that while there is a huge push at the age of 16-18 on what they are going to do after they complete their time at school/college, a lot of people are not aware that apprenticeships are for people of all ages.
The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) is urging the industry to put forward a HGV driver apprenticeship bid under a fast-track system launched last week.
The Co-operative Group has confirmed that a significant number of staff will take redundancy, following its move to consolidate two DCs. Its Wellington, Somerset and Portbury, Bristol DCs will merge into a new £20m regional distribution centre at Avonmouth. A spokeswoman for the grocery retailer told MT: “As planned, as the new DC at Avonmouth begins operation, there will be a phased reduction in the number of employees at our Chelston site in Wellington and at our Portbury site. “All […]