The logistics sector has successfully won a place on the next wave of the Trailblazer apprenticeship scheme . Trailblazer apprenticeships are intended to be simple, accessible courses designed by employers specifically for roles in their business sectors, with funding made directly available to operators for external training purposes. The initiative was launched following a review of the existing apprenticeship model, which found that the frameworks were too complex and did not reflect the needs of businesses. A pan-industry group of […]
Skills for Logistics (SfL) is to close down, with the board considering placing the business into administration after pension deficit pressure and a struggle to replace lost government funding for skills initiatives.
A public inquiry (PI) which could have rejected the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) was not held because Logistics UK and the RHA withdrew their formal objections, according to TfL.
Transport industry business groups have demanded that adequate hygiene facilities, including hot and cold running water, are available to all drivers and warehouse operatives delivering to, or collecting from business premises.