Scania and SP Training have begun offering a national HGV driver training programme. Scania’s 40-strong team of driver trainers will handle the practical elements of the HGV test and SP Training will deliver the classroom content – including the mandatory Driver CPC modules – from the manufacturer’s network of 12 sites. During 2016, Scania delivered 9,000 days of professional training to 1,500 customers in transport and distribution. SP Training recently began working with Stobart Group to deliver and apprenticeship programme. […]
Scania (Great Britain) has awarded a three-year contract to DHL Supply Chain to manage its aftermarket parts distribution in the UK.
The HGV driver shortage is still rife, the FTA has warned, after its latest quarterly industry survey found almost a third of operators are facing long-term recruitment delays.
The RHA held a National Training Conference at Birmingham’s National Motorcycle Museum last month. Describing 2012 as the year Driver CPC ‘comes of age’ the day was dominated by discussion of this most emotive of subjects. Seen by some as the way forward to improve the sector’s image, others view it as a government cash-cow with too many “cowboys” delivering training. However, conference chairman Richard Fry started the day with the message that was consistently delivered throughout: Whatever you think […]