Skills for Logistics (SfL) launched its Driver CPC Standard of Excellence last week at an event held at the John Lewis Northampton distribution centre. Operators and training providers took part in presentations evaluating how the first five-year wave of Driver CPC had been conducted, highlighting best practice from across the industry and discussing lessons that could be learned to improve standards in the future. Ross Moloney, CEO at SfL, told delegates that adopting Driver CPC was “an enormous cultural shift” […]
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 European Commission (EC) has confirmed that a review of the rules on the training and qualifications of professional drivers could lead to “adjustments” to the current Driver CPC requirements.
Strike action at Cemex has been called off after the company agreed to a package of measures that will increase drivers’ annual salary.