Shown here are the first two drivers to have gained C+E entitlement via an HGV driver upgrade scheme at Meachers Global Logistics. The Meachers HGV Licence Upgrade scheme, which involves giving drivers who already hold a C catergory licence, professional training to achieve their C+E, is run in partnership with training firm S-G Transport Training & Logistics and specialist transport recruitment firm JT Recruit. Under the scheme, drivers receive training that would normally cost them up to £2,000. Driver Mark […]
Urgent reforms of HGV driving training, tests and apprenticeships needed to solve skills crisis, warns Logistics UK
Logistics UK is calling for the government to urgently tackle the driver shortage crisis by providing financial support for HGV driver training, reforming the Apprenticeship Levy and prioritising HGV driver tests cancelled due to Covid restrictions.
Meachers Global Logistics has signed a five-year agreement with broadband provider Toob to act as its national distribution centre across the south of England.
DX Group has said that the shortage of skilled HGV drivers continues to affect its profitability as it continues to address its performance following a profit warning in November.