The Covid-19 pandemic has made staff training a number one priority for logistics firms to ensure operations continue seamlessly and employees and customers remain safe. But during the past 12 months, live training has been challenging and many operators have had to create innovative ways to deliver essential guidance to employees. All whilst continuously adapting business practices to abide with rapidly evolving government rules and restrictions. If your logistics business has risen to the challenge and successfully rolled out essential […]
Events haulier Stagefreight has bagged itself a ‘Road Freight Operator of the Year’ gong at Logistics UK’s annual awards, after pivoting into different sectors during the pandemic.
Despite the high proportion of the 2 million people working in UK logistics that are mobile or remote workers, there has been a lack of a coherent and quality assured online training to help their career development. But that is now changing with the launch of Flow.
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.