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 […]
With apprenticeship take up down 40% a year after the launch of the apprenticeship levy, Skills for Logistics MD David Coombes asks whether the UK was actually ready for the change.
A new trailblazer apprenticeship standard for managers in express delivery companies has been given the green light by BIS.
Moody Logistics and Storage has praised the dedication of employee Alex Skelton (pictured) after he gained a clean sweep of distinctions as part of the company’s Large Goods Vehicle Driver Level 2 apprenticeships.