SP Training has welcomed plans to include acquisition of the Category C+E HGV licence within the apprenticeship standard. The training provider was responding to the news that The Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) Driver Apprenticeship should include the category C+E licence by the autumn. It came after motortransport.co.uk learnt that the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IFATE), the body which approves apprenticeships, is set to give the greenlight to the inclusion of the C+E licence on 4 September. Earlier this […]
The Covid-19 pandemic has made staff training a number one priority for logistics firms to ensure operations continue seamlessly and employees and customers remain safe.
All 68 drivers at United Biscuits have now successfully completed their final 7.5 hours of Driver CPC training. Bill Hooton, national transport controller at United Biscuits, says he is “delighted and proud” that all drivers have completed their CPCs. “We are committed to ongoing annual training and recognise the benefits, as it helps focus and maintain high standards in safety and operation performance,” he explains. “Our training gets great feedback from the drivers and they help contribute to the training […]
Pall-Ex turned to students at De Montfort University to help tackle the industry’s skills shortage and devise a marketing campaign to promote a career in logistics.