Logistics operator CTS Logistics has established a Driver Academy to train new HGV drivers suited to the specialist cargo the firm delivers across the UK and Europe. CTS, based in Silchester, Berkshire, covers the £4,000 to £5,000 cost of training and gaining an HGV licence, taking on entry-level candidates and training them from scratch. Trainees can become a Category C+E driver in 18 months with a mixture of classroom-based theory and on-the-job driving experience. Arron Young, pictured, has been working […]
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