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 […]
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 […]
The government has finally given the go-ahead to a Trailblazer apprenticeship for lorry drivers after it was submitted for the third time last month.
Despite walking away from contracts and uncertain container volumes, Wincanton’s half year results recorded a 52% jump in pre-tax profit. Motortransport.co.uk talks to CEO Adrian Colman.