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 […]
Hermes is gifting more than £200,000 of its apprenticeship levy funds to support SMEs in taking on new apprentices or upskill existing ones.
Logistics firms Clipper Logistics, Malcolm Group, XPO and software provider Big Change have joined forces to donate an HGV driver training simulator for trainee HGV drivers in Zambia.
Heavy investment by R Swain & Sons led to a dip in profits last year, but it has stood the national distribution firm in a strong position for the future, according to its MD.