The logistics sector’s Trailblazer apprentice scheme standards have been completed and sent for approval to the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills. The three level-two Supply Chain apprenticeships are LGV Driver, Warehouse Operative, and Operative and have been developed by employers to ensure they provide business-relevant training for students looking to join the logistics sector. Colin Snape, HR manager at Nagel Langdons, who has headed up the industry’s Trailblazer bid, told MT that once accepted, the next stage will be […]
Fuel distribution hauliers have kicked off discussions over national pay benchmarking and the development of an industry-wide health and safety training standard for tanker drivers. Talks are now taking place following a long-running tanker driver dispute in April/May, which saw conciliation service ACAS step in and table a set of proposals, including the creation of a set of working groups to establish best practice across the sector Norbert Dentressangle (ND) Tankers is one of several major logistics firms involved in […]
Dr Ross Moloney has been officially appointed as chief executive of Skills for Logistics (SfL).
The RHA is calling on the government to give emergency £2,500 training grants to hauliers to fund the training of new HGV drivers in a bid to head-off a critical shortage of drivers.