ELB Partners, based in London’s Wimbledon, will be looking to recruit at least 12 HGV drivers this year as its partnership with EP Training Services continues to bear fruit. The haulier has worked with EP Training services for the past few years and has recruited up to 15 newly qualified drivers a year via the driving school based in Bookham, Surrey. Sean Pargeter, MD at EP Training Services, said: “The biggest problem in the industry is there’s a huge demand […]
A cross-party strategy to Get Britain Cycling aims to see a quarter of all journeys made on a bicycle by 2050. It’s lead to to a flurry of pro-cycling announcements from Westminster with little consideration for operators.
With HGV driver training courses costing around £3,500 and the absence of a fully fledged HGV driver apprenticeship, the industry’s driver shortage looks set to continue. So is it time to look to alternatives?
Around 34% of transport managers intend to quit within five years, a new survey from the FTA has found.