An apprentice truck driver, part of the initial cohort of Co-op’s all-new professional driver programme, has beaten nearly 320 drivers to be the top-performer at the company’s Castlewood distribution centre, despite acquiring his licence with SP Training just three months ago. Heading the monthly driver performance rankings, Aron Marshall is part of Co-op’s professional driver apprenticeship programme, which sees the company proactively create its own drivers to combat the current national shortage. Co-op’s Microlise telematics system measures drivers on performance […]
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