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 […]
Almost every operator in Northern Ireland that should have a restricted O-licence has been issued one, three years after updated O-licensing rules came into force.
Mobile Mini is a fast-growing provider of temporary site accommodation and secure storage containers across the UK. Founded in the USA in 1983, it set up in the UK in 2005 in Stockton on Tees and now has 16 depots with more than 36,000 portable units. Mobile Mini currently runs around 50 crane-equipped drawbar delivery trucks and employs 43 drivers. Like most operators it has struggled to find enough qualified HGV drivers to cope with the firm’s growth plans. It […]
The man leading a new study investigating the relationship between a driver’s personality and their behaviour behind the wheel in order to identify those most at risk to driving incidents, is calling on operators to get involved.