A ‘Warehouse to Wheels’ apprenticeship programme is proving successful at Moody Logistics, after the Cramlington firm helped one employee transition from its distribution depot to life on the road. The apprenticeship is seen as another way of tackling the current driver shortage and gives recruits a wider appreciation of logistics as they work towards their driver qualifications. Current apprentice Alex Skelton has now swapped warehouse duties for full-time driving after completing the Warehouse to Wheels programme. He said: “I would […]
Jack Richards & Son is tackling the driver shortage head on and offering category C drivers in Cheshire the opportunity to gain their C+E licence at weekends.
The number one concern of hauliers remains finding enough good drivers, even for those who are not currently recruiting, according to a survey by Pall-Ex.
The HGV driver shortage has prompted Wimbledon-based logistics business ELB Partners to turn to XMR, a specialist recruitment agency for ex-military drivers, to find skilled, reliable drivers.