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” […]
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has praised Skills for Logistic’s (SfL) “innovative” new initiative to recruit armed forces personnel into the road transport sector. Speaking at the official launch of the Military Transitions to Logistics programme at London’s Imperial War Museum earlier this month, the minister added: “I’m delighted to be a part of it and wish it a huge success.” Hammond urged others within road transport to get involved with an initiative that hopes to entice 1,000 ex-services personnel into […]
Driver First Assist (DFA) was recognised at a parliamentary reception last week (18 January) and has received warm words and £70,000 of funding from the DfT. Motor Transport technical editor Colin Barnett takes a look back at the development of the first aider scheme.
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.