Think Logistics is looking for more operators to support its learning programme and plug the skills gap by offering young people a virtual internship. With schools closed and pandemic restrictions in place, Think Logistics can no longer reach out to students on the same scale, via presentations, work placements and internships. To counter this the industry-led organisation has teamed up social mobility and education charity Career Ready which can provide virtual internship placements. Think Logistics and Career Ready are offering […]
Lymm Truckwash hosted a Covid-19 compliant celebration of the industry’s ‘HGV Heroes’ this week, as part of the RHA’s National Lorry Week.
Last year industry players won their long-waged battle for a government-funded driver training apprenticeship. The Trailblazer pitch had been denied twice previously when the government said it didn’t think training a driver would stretch over the 12-month period needed to meet funding requirements. While the Trailblazer scheme was eventually approved, CM Downton was well ahead of the game with its own 12-month driving apprenticeship.
Delivery management firm Whistl has launched a trial in three locations of a new delivery service for low volume e-tailers who cannot access competitive parcel pricing due to their low volumes.