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 […]
Urgent reforms of HGV driving training, tests and apprenticeships needed to solve skills crisis, warns Logistics UK
Logistics UK is calling for the government to urgently tackle the driver shortage crisis by providing financial support for HGV driver training, reforming the Apprenticeship Levy and prioritising HGV driver tests cancelled due to Covid restrictions.
Logistics training specialist SP Training is launching a series of online Driver CPC courses after welcoming the DVSA’s announcement that it will allow options for remote training.
Palletline saw revenues grow by 2.4% last year, although profits slipped in its logistics businesses due to a shortage of drivers.