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 […]
Skills shortages is a constant theme for the logistics sector that was tackled on day two of the virtual Commercial Motor Show.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson laid the blame for the UK HGV driver shortage and the petrol pump crisis squarely at the feet of the road haulage industry this week.
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.