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 […]
Pallet network Pall-Ex has teamed up with De Montfort University Leicester to come up with creative ideas to promote logistics career opportunities to young people aged 16 to 24.
The Pallet Network (TPN) has thrown its net wide in the hope of attracting more drivers into the sector. Its latest recruitment campaign is using social media to target individuals that may have never considered becoming HGV drivers, such as van drivers, warehouse workers, young drivers, women, ethnic minorities and those that may have lost their jobs in hospitality and retail.
Hermes is gifting more than £200,000 of its apprenticeship levy funds to support SMEs in taking on new apprentices or upskill existing ones.