Birmingham-based PGS Global Logistics is growing its own talent pool through a driver recruitment campaign dubbed “Not Your Average Joe’ which aims to attract younger candidates to train as HGV drivers. The company, which is a member of Pallet-Track, has enlisted Joe Eyles, son of MD Paul Eyles, as the face behind the ‘Not Your Average Joe’ initiative. The younger Eyles oversees the maintenance of the PGS Fleet, which has around 65 trucks and 79 trailers. He also has both […]
Lancashire tipper operator Gerrard’s of Swinton has opened a new training centre to expand its capacity to train ex-services personnel as HGV drivers.
The road transport industry will have to help itself, after its call to ‘help us, help you’ via a £150m HGV driver training fund was ignored in yesterday’s Emergency Budget.