Drivers face new challenges in era of change by David Coombes MD, Skills for Logistics We’re now two years into the Large Goods Vehicle Driver apprenticeship, and while we are seeing increasing uptake month on month it is still only scratching the surface in addressing the continuing driver shortage. The UK is experiencing change at a rapid pace with growing legislation to help make cities cleaner, quieter and safer for the millions who live and work in them. Vehicle operators are under […]
Almost half the apprentices entering the logistics industry are over the age of 25, figures from research and marketing agency Firedog – the company led by former Skills for Logistics MD Ross Moloney – have revealed.
The RHA is calling on the government to give emergency £2,500 training grants to hauliers to fund the training of new HGV drivers in a bid to head-off a critical shortage of drivers.
The logistics sector has successfully won a place on the next wave of the Trailblazer apprenticeship scheme .