The Large Goods Vehicle Driver apprenticeship could soon include category C+E after hundreds of hauliers backed the suggestion in an official survey aimed at gauging industry support for its inclusion. The survey was carried out last month by the logistics industry Trailblazer Group on behalf of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IFATE). The IFATE is the body that approves apprenticeships. It requested the survey last month to test industry appetite for the potential addition. It followed mounting industry […]
Logistics firms Clipper Logistics, Malcolm Group, XPO and software provider Big Change have joined forces to donate an HGV driver training simulator for trainee HGV drivers in Zambia.
The stay at home drivers’ strike, organised by the founders of the Professional Drivers Protest Facebook Group, took place on 23 August with no discernable impact on the already patchy supply of goods across the country, as supply chains continue to struggle with the UK driver shortage crisis.
A range of the transport industry’s biggest operators have explained the thinking behind their recruitment strategies for the year ahead.