Gregory Distribution has taken on four apprentice drivers at its Cullompton depot as part of a drive to attract younger people into the industry. Sean Pearson, Mitchell Brooks, Callum Clinton and Jack Miles, all aged 19, are undertaking driver training at a local training facility as part of their apprenticeship, while learning other skills associated with the job in-house at the depot on Cullompton. The four drivers went through an intensive interviewing process, and were selected from a pool of […]
Last-minute talks are being conducted today between Indesit UK and union Unite over the pay and conditions of over 200 drivers and warehouse staff at the white goods manufacturer – just over 36 hours before the first of three separate strikes is due to start.
Apprentices will play a major part at the FTA’s Logistics Skills Summit that takes place next month, with a focus on the association’s apprentices currently conducting a three-year scheme at operator Gist.
A new system of managed migration will allow the road transport industry to recruit skills internationally after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, has assured operators.