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. In an official statement issued today (6 January), SfL said: “The Board of Skills for Logistics (SfL) has taken the decision to close the business and is considering placing the company into administration in order to facilitate this closure. “This has happened due to pressure placed on the […]
Parcel carrier APC Overnight has revealed that all of its LGV drivers have completed the Driver CPC. Its drivers have all completed the compulsory 35 hours of training two years ahead of the September 2014 deadline. Transport manager Surjit Ram said: “Road safety is imperative in any logistics firm, particularly one the size of APC, so to have our drivers qualified to the highest standard in their field gives us added confidence that every aspect of our service is top […]
The head of road freight and transport policy at the FTA has predicted a hectic final year ahead for Driver CPC, but believes the industry can ultimately meet the challenge.
All 68 drivers at United Biscuits have now successfully completed their final 7.5 hours of Driver CPC training. Bill Hooton, national transport controller at United Biscuits, says he is “delighted and proud” that all drivers have completed their CPCs. “We are committed to ongoing annual training and recognise the benefits, as it helps focus and maintain high standards in safety and operation performance,” he explains. “Our training gets great feedback from the drivers and they help contribute to the training […]