Ryder is celebrating 25 years of its award-winning technician apprenticeship programme and insists high-quality apprentices are needed now more than ever. Its national apprentice programme was launched in 1994 and since then the rental, contract hire and maintenance provider has employed 245 apprentices, who all undertake the IMI certificate in heavy vehicle maintenance and repair. Ryder said the success of its apprenticeship programme is down to the pastoral care and support, with each apprentice assigned a one-to-one mentor for three […]
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 transport and logistics industry has paid an estimated £130m in Apprentice Levy taxation since its introduction in April 2017 but has reclaimed only a fraction of this sum to fund training new or existing staff.
Vehicle rental firm Ryder has relocated its Northampton operation to larger premises in the Swan Valley area.