Jack Richards & Son is tackling the driver shortage head on and offering category C drivers in Cheshire the opportunity to gain their C+E licence at weekends. The haulage company has teamed up with training provider Horsepower Training to create more qualified drivers using ‘assisted funding’ for candidates not eligible for apprenticeships or who can’t afford training costs. Drivers will be given hands-on training behind the wheel of a truck from the company’s Northwich depot’s fleet on Saturdays and Sundays, […]
With just over a month to go until prime minister Boris Johnson insists the UK will leave the EU deal or no deal the chief executive of the RHA Richard Burnett has told motortransport.co.uk that the government has failed to help the transport industry prepare for Brexit.
Moody Logistics has proved that apprenticeships can be successfully used to train HGV drivers after training up former warehouseman Alex Skelton to a Category C truck driver.
Lancashire tipper operator Gerrard’s of Swinton has opened a new training centre to expand its capacity to train ex-services personnel as HGV drivers.