Gregory Distribution is launching an HGV driver training academy at its Cullompton depot that aims to train up to 10 candidates a month to obtain their Category C licences. The scheme was developed to help tackle the current driver shortage affecting the logistics sector, and will initially focus on training up candidates to work across the group’s rigid vehicle fleet operations, predominantly in the South West, on milk collection, general distribution and palletised services. It will complement existing company development […]
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.
Temperature controlled distribution specialist Fowler Welch (FW) has just completed a £2m upgrade of its largest site, in Spalding, Lincolnshire, after a year which saw turnover rise 13% to £163m in the 12 months to March 2017.