The government has finally given the go-ahead to a Trailblazer apprenticeship for lorry drivers after it was submitted for the third time last month. An industry-led consortium of logistics employers, supported by the RHA, FTA and CILT, has been working on the LGV Trailblazer Standard for more than a year. Consortium chairman Colin Snape, HR manager at Nagel-Langdons, told Motortransport.co.uk of the decision by BIS: “Myself and the group are delighted our hard work has paid off and we will […]
The government will “look into funding support” for hauliers to recruit and train new drivers as part of George Osborne’s 2015-16 budget plan.
An HGV instructor register is celebrating a “hugely successful” first year after attracting more than 540 members.
Alex Laffey was 25 years with Tesco before becoming CEO of Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) in May 2015 in preparation for floating the business of the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange in April 2017.