Moody Logistics has proved that apprenticeships can be successfully used to train HGV drivers after training up former warehouseman Alex Skelton to a Category C truck driver. Twenty two-year-old Skelton started work in the Cramlington firm’s distribution depot last September as part of its warehouse-to-wheels apprenticeship programme and has now gained his HGV licence after training with Tyneside Training Services (TTS), part of Gateshead College Group. Moody Logistics was one of the founders of TTS in the 1960s; it was […]
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