Training the industry’s instructors is key to solving its skills crisis and should not be overlooked, according to the RTITB. The training board said the industry is lacking skilled trainers as well as drivers and warehouse workers, and recently introduced new modules to its Instructor Academy. The new options in its training portfolio include fleet instructor and pedestrian pallet truck instructor training. The academy also works with transport businesses to tailor its training to their specific needs. Simon Docherty, RTITB […]
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has pressed chancellor George Osborne to reconsider making a training fund available for the industry, after hopes were dashed in the Autumn Statement last week.
Hillington-based John G Russell (Transport) is to beef up its participation in the Invest in Renfrewshire scheme, a council initiative to help tackle local youth unemployment and support business growth.
The Covid-19 pandemic has made staff training a number one priority for logistics firms to ensure operations continue seamlessly and employees and customers remain safe.