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. The Logistics Skills Summit, which takes place on 17 March at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena, also coincides with National Apprenticeship Week and will take an in-depth look at the skills shortage in transport and logistics as well as the steps needed to be taken to attract, recruit and retain […]
Eddie Stobart has ended its award-winning driver apprenticeship scheme run in association with System Training. The pair won Apprenticeship of the Year in the 2012 MT Awards for their two-year scheme that saw 10 trainees taken on from 200 applicants.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the Transport Select Committee’s call to government to review “unacceptable” local authority parking enforcement, which is costing operators hundreds of thousands pounds a year in Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs).
The DVSA is considering allowing operators within its Earned Recognition scheme to conduct their own annual tests.