A final mile delivery trailblazer apprenticeship was given the green light at the end of last year, backed by the Institute of Couriers (IoC). The level two apprenticeship will follow a year-long programme, training future final mile drivers , covering topics such as customer service, returns and failed deliveries. The scheme joins the other apprenticeships developed by the IoC last year, including a five-year programme to become an express delivery manager. IoC chairman Carl Lomas said the scheme was a […]
Training company Merlin Supply Chain Solutions is attempting to tackle the problem of the HGV driver shortage by launching a course aimed at helping transport and line managers retain their driving staff.
Hermes will shortly be opening a temporary parcel sortation hub in Bradford to accommodate a forecast 15% rise in parcels volume this year.
The government has rejected the idea of extending student loans for funding licence acquisition, saying it was “not appropriate”.