Apprenticeships offer a golden opportunity, says Skills for Logistics MD David Coombes. As an end-point assessment organisation (EPAO) that specialises in the logistics and supply chain industry, we’ve been delighted to see the developing training opportunities that recently approved apprenticeship standards offer the sector. These standards spread across both the lower and higher levels of training, ensuring the wide and varying skills gap the sector is facing is in fact being addressed. It’s no longer just about training drivers – […]
Thompsons UK is to launch an apprenticeship scheme next year, which will aim to bring in four new body builders every year.
Massey Wilcox Transport is calling on the government to tackle the driver shortage crisis by introducing a loan scheme for trainee HGV drivers, which would operate in a similar way to the student loan system.
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is launching a campaign to encourage its members to work with schools to promote careers in logistics, forwarding and the supply chain.