Logistics training specialist SP Training has claimed its first online CPC course generated “unprecedented multinational demand”. The course was developed after the DVSA announced the suspension of classroom training due to the COVID-19 outbreak, but as a temporary alternative would allow approved trainers authorisation to deliver accepted courses remotely via digital platforms. The online course attracted drivers from four different nations, the company said, including one participant from Germany, as drivers scrambled to get urgent qualifications to secure employment. The […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has left Kuehne + Nagel facing an “immense” challenge in the coming months, the company has warned.
Drunk driver pleads with court not to ban him as he will lose “significant” earnings due to driver shortage
A Lithuanian lorry driver, arrested for driving a lorry whilst drunk, pleaded with the court not to ban him as the driver shortage meant he could lose out on “significant” earnings whilst in Britain. Manchester Magistrates Court heard that Lithuanian Vitas Urbonas, 48, was seen driving a MAN tractor unit in the early hours of Sunday morning (September 12) on the M61. The police followed him and found him parked on Bridgewater Avenue, in Bolton, where he claimed to be […]