Clipper Logistics will train its warehouse staff to be HGV drivers under a new initiative across the UK. The training initiative, Resolve, will see the operator train warehouse staff and put them through their Cat C test over the course of a year. The scheme was originally piloted at Clipper’s Swadlincote site, but will be rolled out nationally through the year, starting in April. Clipper said the move was to prove its commitment to helping solve the UK’s driver shortage, […]
Is a trans-Pennine tunnel really a viable option? How can capacity challenges across major freight routes such as the M62 corridor be tackled? What will make large plcs pick cities in northern England to base their warehousing and logistics operations? These topics and more will be debated at the Freight in the City Spring Summit: Driving Growth in the North on 3 March at Manchester Central (formerly G-Mex).
Steve Parkin, executive chairman of Clipper Logistics, has been granted an extension to his deadline to take the company private.