HGV drivers now have the opportunity to do some of their Driver CPC training at home after a flexible course was launched offering a mixture of e-learning and classroom-based work. Skills for Logistics and training firm Pertemps have teamed up to offer the course after acknowledging the “huge shift” in the way people have been working and learning over the last 12 months. They said that the blended learning, JAUPT-accredited version of the Driver CPC provided a mixture of two […]
Uncertainty over the immigration system after Brexit next year will compound the industry’s driver shortage and goods and services could grind to a halt, according to an FTA report.
Whatever form Brexit takes, the skills crisis facing the logistics industry is only going to get worse and the industry will be forced to invest in more automation, the president of the FTA Leigh Pomlett told the annual FTA Logistics Awards dinner last night (December 13).
A survey by Logistics UK has revealed that 96% of UK logistics businesses are now reporting problems recruiting HGV drivers.