The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is offering free online customs procedures training for members of its Young Forwarder Network (YFN). The training session, on Wednesday 8 July, will be focused around customs procedure codes and will be available exclusively to members of the YFN. BIFA launched the YFN last year to create regional networking groups and help develop the talent and skills of younger members. So far six regional groups have been launched and over 20 networking events held, […]
CPC training bottleneck in wake of Covid-19 could hit driver supply and slow recovery, fleet managers warn
The driver shortage crisis could be exacerbated in the wake of Covid-19 as drivers struggle to make up their CPC driver training hours, fleet managers are warning.
Employers, not just their employees, will find themselves before Britain’s traffic commissioners (TCs) if drivers have not completed their periodic training by September 2014. Speaking at the RHA National Training Conference last week in Birmingham, senior TC Beverley Bell made clear her support for continuous professional development, stating “driver training is essentially about investing in your staff”. Bell set out the position of the TCs in regards to the fast-approaching deadline for those granted grandfather rights to complete their Driver […]
Brit-Pol has added 160 new trailers from Krone to its fleet.