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 […]
HGV drivers working in UK haulage fell by 49,000 in the last three months of 2021 but the number is stabilising, according to analysis by Logistics UK.
Kinaxia is preparing to forge ahead in 2022 after weathering the worst of the pandemic and Brexit to deliver a 66% rise in operating profit, chief executive Simon Hobbs told MT this week.
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.