Hermes UK has launched an apprenticeship scheme to tackle the driver shortage and ensure a pipeline of talent for the company. Dubbed the Road to Logistics, the programme, which is funded through the company’s Apprenticeship Levy, will see Hermes recruit a number of apprentices with no driving experience and train them to achieve their C and C&E licences. As the latter does not currently attract funding under levy rules, Hermes will be paying for the C&E part of the apprenticeship. […]
Testing truck drivers in Kent for Covid-19 will have a huge impact on the supply chain and will be extremely expensive, according to the RHA.
The Forth Road Bridge will not fully reopen to HGV traffic until mid-March, according to Scottish transport minister Derek Mackay.