Massey Wilcox Transport is calling on the government to tackle the driver shortage crisis by introducing a loan scheme for trainee HGV drivers, which would operate in a similar way to the student loan system. MD Robert Wilcox believes the scheme would address the driver shortage more rapidly than the year-long Large Goods Vehicle driver apprenticeship, which currently only qualifies apprentices to drive rigids. Last year saw a 31% fall in the take up of driving goods vehicles apprenticeships, which […]
Fleet operators are being urged to show their support for a move to include the Cat C+E licence in the Large Goods Vehicle driver apprenticeship.
Transervice Express Transport has joined forces with RHA and Jobcentre Plus to help roll out a nationwide work experience scheme aimed at tackling the driver shortage crisis.
Skills for Logistics MD David Coombes writes that while there is a huge push at the age of 16-18 on what they are going to do after they complete their time at school/college, a lot of people are not aware that apprenticeships are for people of all ages.